Green Asparagus with Orange and Feta

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9Ingredients
350Calories
30Minutes

Asparagus is a hearty and flavorful vegetable that is delicious when fresh. This recipe for Green Asparagus with Orange and Feta is a decadent side dish for any hearty meat main entrée. If you are serving a special dinner for a loved one, this is perfect for two. It takes 30 minutes to prepare. This recipe combines hearty asparagus with salty nuts and cheese for a tantalizing treat. Happy cooking!

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus (green)
  • olive oil
  • coarse salt
  • 20 grams pine nuts
  • 1 blood orange
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 60 grams feta cheese (crumbled)
  • fresh basil leaves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. Wash asparagus and cut off 1 cm of each stem.
  3. Place on a baking dish lined with parchment paper.
  4. Drizzle of olive oil and season with coarse salt.
  5. Bake for about 15 minutes until tender, but still crisp.
  6. On a small skillet, toast the pine until golden brown.
  7. Over a bowl, peel the orange, separate segment by segment by sliding the blade of a small knife in front of each white skin that separates the segments.
  8. Collect the juice in the bowl, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and f balsamic vinegar, season with salt and whisk with a fork to get a vinaigrette.
  9. To serve, divide the asparagus in each plate, top with feta cheese, orange segments, pine nuts and chopped basil leaves.
  10. Dress with a little vinaigrette on each plate.
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NutritionView more

350Calories
Sodium30%DV730mg
Fat46%DV30g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs5%DV15g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories350Calories from Fat270
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat30g46%
Saturated Fat7g35%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol25mg8%
Sodium730mg30%
Potassium470mg13%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat270
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate15g5%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars10g20%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Denise M. 2 Jul 2015
I love asparagus, and adding the orange flavoring and the feta cheese take it to the next level. This is an amazing side dish that has so much flavor. It also allow my children to eat asparagus, which they normally wouldn't do.