Asparagus with Orange-Chive Sauce

A special side dish is very easy to make with fresh asparagus topped with orange-chive sauce.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
1/4
cup orange juice
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon cornstarch
Dash pepper
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 In large skillet, bring 1/2 inch water to a boil. Add asparagus; return to a boil. Cover; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until asparagus is tender.*
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small nonstick saucepan, combine orange juice, orange peel, cornstarch and pepper; mix well. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils and begins to thicken. Remove from heat; stir in chives.
  • 3 Drain asparagus; place on serving platter. Top with chive sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    35
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    0g
    0%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    0mg
    0%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Vegetable;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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