Orange-Asparagus Salad

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz Asparagus spears
  • 2 tbsp Orange juice
  • 2 tsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • Pinch Black Pepper
  • 1 medium orange, peeled and sectioned

Preparation:

  1. Trim asparagus and cut into 2 inch pieces. In covered pan, cook asparagus in small amount of boiling water for 1 minute then drain.
  2. Immediately cool in a bowl of ice water and drain.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together orange juice, mustard, salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  4. Stir together oranges, asparagus, and orange juice mixture.
  5. Serve either immediately or allow to chill.

Nutrition Information:

  • 74 Calories
  • 5g Fat
  • 177mg Sodium
  • 8g Carbohydrates
  • 2g Fiber
  • 2g Protein

Exchanges:

  • 1 Fat
  • 1 Vegetable

Source: Editors, Diabetic Living. Diabetic Living Quick and Easy Meals. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2010. 207. Print.

In the event that you find that this recipe is not appropriate for diabetics, please contact us and we will review your suggestions.

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