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Asparagus With Orange Sauce

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Ingredients
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh asparagus 2 Pound, trimmed
  Scallions 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Red wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
Directions

1. Combine orange juice, lime juice, scallions, garlic, and orange peel. Let stand while you cook the asparagus.
2. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a steamer. Place the asparagus in a steamer basket or colander and cover. Steam for 4 to 8 minutes until just tender.
3. Add the wine vinegar to the orange juice mixture.
4. Pour the orange juice mixture over the asparagus before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 271 Calories from Fat 12

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2.2%

Saturated Fat 0.41 g2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 24.6 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g18.9%

Dietary Fiber 21.4 g85.8%

Sugars 28.1 g

Protein 22 g43.4%

Vitamin A 146.5% Vitamin C 236.9%

Calcium 27.8% Iron 112.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Asparagus With Orange Sauce Recipe