Looking for a simple asparagus recipe? Try our Citrus Asparagus with Toasted Almonds - a great side dish to prepare using garden-fresh asparagus.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
1/4 cup KRAFT Italian Vinaigrette Dressing made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
zest and juice from 1/2 lemon, divided
1/4 cup PLANTERS Sliced Almonds, toasted
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Let's Make It
Place asparagus in steamer basket set over half-filled saucepan of boiling water; cover. Cook on medium heat 3 to 4 min. or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
Drain asparagus; place in shallow dish. Add dressing and lemon juice; mix lightly. Transfer to platter.
Sprinkle with lemon zest and nuts.
How to Toast Nuts in the Microwave
To toast nuts in the microwave, place up to 1 cup of nuts in a microwaveable shallow dish. Microwave on HIGH until fragrant and crisp, stirring every 30 sec.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.