Roasted Asparagus with Walnuts and Orange Zest

Source: Healthy in a Hurry by Karen Ansel

Serves 4


  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • 1 ½ lb asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).
  2. Spread walnuts on baking sheet and toast until lightly browned (10 minutes). Pour onto a plate and let cool.
  3. Break off and discard tough stem ends from asparagus – place remaining spears on a baking sheet or dish.
  4. Sprinkle with olive oil, orange zest, and salt – toss to coat and mix well.
  5. Roast asparagus stirring well once or twice until tender (10 minutes).
  6. Arrange on a platter and sprinkle toasted walnuts.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 110; Total Fat: 1g (Saturated Fat: 1g); Sodium: 70mg; Cholesterol: 0mg;

Total Carbohydrates: 8g; Protein: 5g.