nutritional information

Per Serving (1/2 lb. asparagus plus 3 tbs. sauce):

  • Calories: 217
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Total Fat: 18 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 309 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 3 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Asparagus with Creamy Orange Sauce

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

The heat of fresh-cooked asparagus brings out the orange flavor in the sauce, so be sure to spoon the sauce over the stalks while they are piping hot.
  • ½ cup soy mayonnaise
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tsp. grated orange zest
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 lb. asparagus, trimmed

1. Whisk together mayonnaise, orange juice, orange zest, and mustard in bowl.

2. Cook asparagus in boiling salted water 1 to 3 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Drain, and place on serving plate. Pour sauce over bottom halves of asparagus.

April/May 2011 p.64

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comments

Simply delicious! Very easy to make. I often make roasted or grilled asparagus and this sauce is lovely drizzled on top. It is light yet adds a bright, fresh flavor to the asparagus. This recipe is definitely going into my regular rotation.

Steph - 2012-04-17 12:42:27

I just tried this dressing and it is fab!!! So simple yet so delicious.

Jen - 2011-06-05 18:34:00