Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes • Serves: 8
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 package (2.25 ounces) sliced almonds (1/2 cup)
1-1/2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 teaspoons lemon and/or orange zest
1.Heat large covered saucepot filled with salted water to boiling over high heat. Add asparagus and cook 4 to 5 minutes or just until asparagus is tender; drain.
2.In same saucepot, melt butter over medium heat. Add almonds and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until almonds turn golden, stirring occasionally. Stir in juices, salt and pepper. Add asparagus and toss to combine; cook 1 minute. Serve asparagus garnished with zest.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
126 Calories, 10g Fat (4g Saturated), 16mg Cholesterol,
4mg Sodium, 7g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 4g Protein