Asparagus with Ginger-Orange Vinaigrette

Asparagus with Ginger-Orange Vinaigrette

Serves 4

This vegetarian side dish hits the spot all year round. Grill the asparagus in the summer or roast it in the winter, if you like.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound asparagus, washed, tough ends snapped off
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Method: 

Whisk together ginger, orange peel, orange juice, vinegar, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in olive oil until an emulsion forms. Set aside.

Steam asparagus until just tender, about 5 minutes. Drizzle vinaigrette over warm asparagus and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:120 calories (90 from fat), 11g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 3g protein
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