08/13/2013 05:27 pm ET Updated Oct 13, 2013

Asparagus with Orange Gremolata


Looking for a fresh take on this delicious green veggie? We love the citrus tang from the orange zest in the recipe for asparagus. This easy side dish is ready in under 10 minutes!

Asparagus with Orange Gremolata
  • 1 large bunch asparagus 
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Wash asparagus and snap off tough ends. Add to boiling water and blanch until bright green and just tender, about 3 minutes. Remove with tongs and run under cold water to stop cooking.

In a small bowl, combine parsley, orange zest, and garlic. Sprinkle over cooked asparagus. Drizzle asparagus with 2 tablespoons olive oil and sprinkle with salt.

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