Monday, May 10, 2010

Roasted Orange-Ginger Asparagus

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings

2 pounds fresh asparagus
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Garnishes: orange zest, chopped fresh basil
1. Preheat oven to 400°. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus; place asparagus on a lightly greased baking sheet. Whisk together orange juice, olive oil, and next 4 ingredients; drizzle mixture over asparagus, tossing to coat.

2. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or to desired degree of tenderness, turning once after 8 minutes. Garnish, if desired.

Southern Living, MARCH 2010

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