Super-Fast Asparagus with Orange Mayonnaise
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To ensure even cooking in the microwave, arrange the asparagus spears so that their tips face the center of the dish.
uncooked asparagus1 pound(s), trimmed
fat free mayonnaise½ cup(s)
orange zest1 Tbsp, grated
fresh orange juice2 Tbsp, or bottled
lemon juice canned or bottled1 Tbsp
fresh parsley1 Tbsp, fresh, finely chopped
garlic clove(s)1 clove(s), medium, minced
- 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.
- 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.