Roasted Asparagus with Orange and Cumin

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Nutritional Information

Calories 37
Caloriesfromfat 46 %
Protein 2.8 g
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 3.6 g
Fiber 0.9 g
Sodium 2.3 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


2 pounds asparagus
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon thin strips orange peel
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
Salt and pepper


1. Rinse asparagus; trim off stem ends. In a 12- by 17-inch baking pan, mix asparagus with olive oil, orange peel, and cumin. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.

2. Bake in a 450° oven until asparagus is tender when pierced, 10 to 12 minutes. Arrange on platter.

April 2004
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