Citrus Roasted Asparagus
 
 
 Recipe Source

Author: Bob and Robin Young

Web page: www.rockinrs.com

 
 Recipe Type
Side Dishes
 
Ingredients  
2   Oranges  
2   Lemons  
5 T    EV Olive Oil  
2 lbs    Asparagus, bottoms snapped  
2   Garlic cloves, thin sliced  
2 t    Tarragon  
  Salt and Pepper to taste  
 
1 Pre-heat oven to 400F
2 From one lemon and one orange, cut zest strips to 2" long. Squeeze the juice of both and set aside.
3 Slice the remaining lemon and orange thin. Drizzle the slices with olive oil and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Set aside.
4 Place the asparagus spears on a separate baking sheet. Sprinkle with garlic, tarragon and citrus zest. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer and salt and pepper to taste.
5 Roast the asparagus and citrus slices 12 to 15 minutes, turning once or twice, until the asparagus is tender and the cirtus is browned. Transfer to a serving platter.
6 In a small bowl, whisk together the reserved juice and 2 Tablespoons of olive oil. Drizzle over the asparagus and dot with the roasted citrus slices. Serve warm.
 
Servings: 8
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Ready in: 30 minutes
 
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