Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Asparagus sauteed with walnuts which are then 'sugared' in fresh-squeezed-orange and brown sugar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and prepare asparagus by snapping the thick end off.
  2. Zest 1/2 orange and then extract the juice.
  3. Heat oil in pan and saute Asparagus and walnuts in oil until asparagus is ~1/2 to 3/4 of the way done.
  4. Add orange juice and brown sugar and zest to the pan and reduce by half, or until the asparagus is done.
  5. Remove asparagus to plate.
  6. Continue reducing sugared liquid, tossing, until you are left with glistening walnuts and a tiny bit of liquid.
  7. Pour nuts across plated asparagus, and garnish with orange zest.


Most Helpful

Very good! I used Meyer lemon and a clementine for the orange. Thank you for the delish side at our Christmas meal.

Rita~ December 27, 2009

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