Orange Asparagus

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by hollyfrolly

A super easy, fresh and delicious way to jazz up your boring-ol'-asparagus!

Top Review by Paris D

This was great! I've never had asparagus paired with orange before - usually it's lemon. This is SOOOO much better than pairing it with lemon!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 orange, zest of, i love to use blood orange (to liking)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed orange juice
  • salt and pepper


  1. Trim stems off asparagus.
  2. Steam asparagus to tender-crisp (about 5 minutes) -I use a steaming basket in a pan with the lid on.
  3. Drain water and place asparagus back in pan.
  4. Place butter, orange juice and zest in pan with asparagus.
  5. Allow butter to melt and coat asparagus with butter mixture.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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