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Orange-Herbed Asparagus

Yield 2 servings
Prep: 4 minutes; Cook: 7 minutes. Place the asparagus on the broiler pan next to the steaks, and broil them at the same time.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon light butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange rind
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 pound asparagus spears
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 75
  • caloriesfromfat 36 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4.3 g
  • carbohydrate 8.3 g
  • fiber 3.9 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 182 mg
  • calcium 43 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Combine first 6 ingredients. Set aside.

  3. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Place spears on a broiler pan. Coat with cooking spray.

  4. Broil 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Toss asparagus with butter mixture.

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