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Roasted Orange-Ginger Asparagus

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  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.