Recipe: Citrus Garlic Asparagus

Springtime and summer bring all sorts of yummy green veggies for us to enjoy with minimal fuss! Try this recipe with long spears of asparagus (my favorite), or use fresh, green/yellow vegetables like:

Citrus Garlic Asparagus

• broccoli florets
• broccoli rabe
• string beans
• yellow string beans
• sugarsnap peas
• cauliflower florets

The key to this dish is the light, citrus/garlic taste of Tangy Citrus spice blend by Your Spice of Life.

There are 2 methods of preparing this:

You can sautee the fresh vegetable in olive oil until tender, then toss it with the spice blend (in the pan) at the end

 or

You can quickly steam the vegetable, and toss it with a dressing made of olive oil whisked with the spice blend.

I am not listing amounts because it will depend on how much veggie you used, and how strong you want the flavoring to be. In general, remember to start with a little spice — maybe one teaspoon — , taste the dish, then add more if it needs it.

A dash of your favorite sea salt and maybe a grind of fresh pepper will finish the dish!

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Posted on May 8, 2011, in Recipes, Side dish, Tangy Citrus and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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