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Grilled Asparagus Bundles with Dijon-Orange Vinaigrette

An elegant yet simple way to dress up asparagus. Grilled spears are tied together with chives and topped with a flavorful orange vinaigrette.

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Ready in
10 m
4
Servings
56
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons honey or apricot paste
  • 4 Teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon brown rice vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 Teaspoons minced fresh tarragon
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon minced shallot
  • 1/2 Teaspoon grated orange zest
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • Chives, for garnish
  • 1/4 Cup chopped, peeled orange or mandarin

Directions

Prepare a grill or grill pan for medium-high-heat cooking. 

To make the vinaigrette, whisk together the honey, mustard, vinegar, juice, tarragon, shallot, zest, and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside. Grill the asparagus until browned and tender, 4 to 8 minutes, turning halfway through cooking. Separate the grilled asparagus into 4 bundles and tie each with chives. Drizzle with vinaigrette and top with chopped orange.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving56
Total Fat0.3g0.4%
Sugar11gN/A
Protein2g3%
Carbs13g4%
Vitamin A24µg3%
Vitamin C12mg20%
Vitamin E0.7mg3.4%
Vitamin K24µg30%
Calcium27mg3%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)36µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)36µg9%
Iron1mg8%
Magnesium14mg3%
Monounsaturated0.1gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.7mg3.4%
Phosphorus39mg6%
Potassium170mg5%
Sodium57mg2%
Sugars, added9gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg7%
Zinc0.4mg2.6%