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Marinated Asparagus

 

11

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

4

hrs

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

1 ½ pounds asparagus
fresh
1 teaspoon orange zest
finely shredded
¼ cup orange juice
¼ cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 dash cayenne pepper
*

Directions

Place steamer basket in ½ inch water in saucepan or skillet (water should not touch bottom of basket.

Place asparagus spears in basket.

Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat.

Steam until crisp-tender, 8 to 10 minutes.

Immediately rinse under running cold water; drain.

Shake remaining ingredients in tightly covered contariner; pour over asparagurs.

Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours, turning asparagaus occasionally; drain.

Garnish with orange slices if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 204g (7.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17073% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 21%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 593mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 4% Iron 20%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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