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Drizzle roasted asparagus with a delicate Dijon-lemon sauce for an elegant, yet simple, side dish.  For extra presentation points, garnish the platter with orange wedges and parsley sprigs.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2007

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Credit: Randy Mayor

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Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425°.

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  • Combine asparagus, 2 teaspoons olive oil, salt, and garlic in a large bowl, tossing well to coat. Arrange asparagus mixture in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  • Combine remaining 2 teaspoons oil, rind, juice, mustard, and pepper in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Arrange asparagus on a platter; drizzle juice mixture over asparagus. Sprinkle with parsley.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

60 calories; calories from fat 50%; fat 3.3g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 2.2g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 6.8g; fiber 3.3g; iron 3.3mg; sodium 166mg; calcium 40mg.
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