Green Asparagus with Orange and Feta

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Green Asparagus with Orange and Feta
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Description

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 pinenuts
  • 1 blood orange
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 60 grams feta cheese (crumbled)
  • fresh basil leaves

Directions

  1. 1Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. 2Wash asparagus and cut off 1 cm of each stem.
  3. 3Place on a baking dish lined with parchment paper.
  4. 4Drizzle of olive oil and season with coarse salt.
  5. 5Bake for about 15 minutes until tender, but still crisp.
  6. 6On a small skillet, toast the pine until golden brown.
  7. 7Over 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. 8Collect 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. 9To serve, divide the asparagus in each plate, top with feta cheese, orange segments, pine nuts and chopped basil leaves.
  10. 10Dress 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.