This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce, as sold in the United States, is gluten-free.
"Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts." -Charles Lamb, Poet
Asparagus and thyme go together. Thyme and orange go together. Orange and asparagus go together. This dressing is a sweet, herbaceous, savory addition to the slightly bitter asparagus. A great side dish with broiled salmon or other fish.
Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 1 cup salad
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.
This recipe can be divisible by 2.
This recipe makes good leftovers. Note that cooking time does not include chilling time.
|2 Tbsp||orange marmalade|
|1 Tbsp||orange juice|
|1/2 tsp||Worcestershire sauce|
|1 tsp||fresh thyme leaves (finely minced)|
|2 tsp||olive oil|
|2 Tbsp||nonfat Greek yogurt|
Place the water in a large skillet over medium high heat.
When the water is barely boiling, add the asparagus and blanch for 4 to 6 minutes.
While the asparagus is cooking, fill a large mixing bowl with water and ice.
When the asparagus is done, place them immediately into the ice water. Chill, drain, and place in the refrigerator.
Place the water, marmalade, orange juice, Worcestershire, thyme, and salt in a small sauce pan over medium heat.
Bring to a simmer and cook over medium heat until the sauce is reduced to 1/4 cup.
Remove and add the olive oil. Whisk and let cool.
Place the sauce in the refrigerator and chill.
When the sauce is chilled, whisk and add the yogurt. Whisk again until smooth.
Cut the asparagus into 1 1/2 inch pieces.
Fold together with the sauce and serve.
Serving size: about 1 cup
Amount Per Serving
|Calories 63||Calories from Fat 21|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 2g||4%|
|Saturated Fat <1g||1%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 10g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
|Vitamin A 8%||Vitamin C 11%|
|Calcium 5%||Iron 6%|
|Vitamin K 25 mcg||Potassium 154 mg|
|Magnesium 9 mg|