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Asparagus and Roasted Tomatoes with Citrus

Asparagus and Roasted Tomatoes with Citrus Asparagus and Roasted Tomatoes with Citrus

A pretty side-dish that can be made ahead of time. Roasted asparagus and tomatoes with a refreshing citrus marinade, a quick and easy and tasty way to serve asparagus with lively colors.













Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb


2 bunches asparagus
2 pounds
1 pint cherry tomatoes
½ teaspoon salt
or to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 x black pepper
freshly ground to taste
1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
freshly squeezed
1 ½ tablespoons orange juice
freshly squeezed
1 ½ tablespoons honey
¾ teaspoon dijon mustard
¾ teaspoon dijon mustard
4 cups baby spinach
tough stems removed, lightly packed
2 ½ tablespoons dill weed
finely chopped


Preheat oven to 450°F.

Put asparagus in a large bowl.

Add cherry tomatoes, oil, salt and black pepper to taste gently toss to coat.

Spread in a rimmed baking sheet evenly, arrange the tomatoes between and on top of the asparagus.

Roast until the asparagus is crisp-tender and the tomatoes are warmed and slightly crinkled, 10 to 12 minutes.

Set aside once ready to serve.

Whisk lemon juice, orange juice, honey, mustard and ¼ teaspoon salt in a medium bowl until mixed well.

Reserve half of the dressing in a small bowl.

Add baby spinach to the medium bowl, toss to coat.

Spread the spinach on a platter.

Arrange the roasted asparagus on the spinach and then place the tomatoes on top or at the edges.

Drizzle the reserved dressing over the asparagus and tomatoes; sprinkle with dill.

Let it cool, serve at room temperature.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 17g (0.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 3652% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 211mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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