Roasted Asparagus with Orange Sauce

Roasted Asparagus with Orange Sauce

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1 lbs of Fresh Asparagus Spears

2 tsp of Olive Oil

1 tsp of Grated Orange Rind

1/4 Cup of Fresh Orange Juice

2 tbsp of Lemon Juice

1/4 Cup of Water

1 tsp of Arrowroot


  1. Cut lower ends off asparagus. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet. Brush spears with olive oil. Bake at 475 degrees for 7 to 9 minutes or until tender, turning every 3 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a serving platter and keep warm. Combine orange rind, orange juice and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  3. Combine water and arrowroot, stirring until smooth, slowly add arrowroot mixture to orange juice mixture and cook, stirring constantly until mixture is thickened.
  4. Cook 1 minute. Remove from heat and spoon sauce evenly over asparagus. Serve immediately.

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Sarahjoy Marsh, MA, E-RYT 500 is a yoga teacher, yoga therapist, and author with more than 25 years of experience in the field of yoga. She is the founder of the DAYA Foundation, Yogajoy and Living Yoga. Her book, Hunger, Hope and Healing can be purchased from Amazon.

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