• 8servings
  • 15minutes
  • 356calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

VitaminsC, D, E
MineralsNatrium, Calcium, Phosphorus

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus

  2. 4 tablespoons butter

  3. 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  4. 2 cups heavy cream

  5. salt to taste

  6. ground white pepper to taste

  7. 1 large orange - peeled, sectioned, and cut into large pieces

  8. 1/2 cup chopped cashews

  9. finely grated orange zest for garnish

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Place asparagus in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water. Cover and cook until tender but still firm, about 2 to 4 minutes. Drain, and set aside.

  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour and cook for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually whisk in cream and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly, or until lightly thickened. Season to taste with salt and white pepper. Remove from heat, and stir in orange pieces.

  3. Arrange asparagus on a serving platter, and season lightly with salt. Pour cream sauce over asparagus, and sprinkle with chopped cashews and orange zest. Serve immediately.


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