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Sunny Asparagus Spears

16 Min

A splash of orange gives our Sunny Asparagus Spears such a fresh taste. We know a lot of you make asparagus for company, but when you see how quickly this delicious veggie recipe comes together, we're betting you'll treat yourself to it on a weeknight soon.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon reduced-fat buttery spread
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

What to Do

  1. Place asparagus in a microwaveable 2-quart dish. Add water. Cover and cook on HIGH 3 minutes. Rearrange spears and cook an additional 3 minutes, or until asparagus are tender-crisp.

  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, combine buttery spread, orange peel, and juice. Cook and stir until buttery spread slightly browns. Add asparagus; stir gently over low heat until asparagus are completely coated and warmed through.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 47
  • Calories from Fat 22
  • Total Fat 2.4g 4 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.4g 7 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 2.6g 5 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 5.6mg 2 %
  • Sodium 40mg 2 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 5.8g 2 %
  • Dietary Fiber 2.6g 11 %
  • Sugars 2.8g 0 %

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