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Super-Fast Asparagus with Orange Mayonnaise

Total Time
10 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
5 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
To ensure even cooking in the microwave, arrange the asparagus spears so that their tips face the center of the dish.
Ingredients

uncooked asparagus

1 pound(s), trimmed

water

¼ cup(s)

fat free mayonnaise

½ cup(s)

orange zest

1 Tbsp, grated

fresh orange juice

2 Tbsp, or bottled

lemon juice canned or bottled

1 Tbsp

fresh parsley

1 Tbsp, fresh, finely chopped

honey

½ tsp

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), minced

Instructions

  1. Place the asparagus in a large microwavable dish. Cover with plastic wrap and vent one corner. Microwave on High until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes; drain. Arrange the spears on a platter. Let cool, if desired.
  2. To prepare the orange mayonnaise, stir together the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Spoon the mayonnaise over the asparagus. Yields about 5 asparagus and 21/2 tablespoons mayonnaise per serving.

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