Recipes and Cooking Citrus-Roasted Asparagus 4.0 (11) Add your rating & review Oranges add a citrus flavor to this quick and easy side-dish recipe that can be ready in less than 30 minutes. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 15 mins Roast Time: 12 mins Total Time: 27 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 seedless oranges 2 lemons 5 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 pound asparagus spears 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 2 teaspoon tarragon leaves Sea salt and coarsely ground pepper Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. From one orange and one lemon, cut 1/8 x 2-inch strips, avoiding the bitter white pith; set aside. From same orange and lemon squeeze a total of 2 tablespoons juice; set aside. Thinly slice remaining orange and lemon; drizzle slices with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper; set aside. Wash asparagus; break off woody bases. Place spears in 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with garlic, tarragon, and citrus strips. Drizzle 2 tablespoons olive oil; toss to coat spears. Spread in single layer. Season with salt and pepper. Roast asparagus and citrus slices 12 to 15 minutes, turning once or twice with tongs, until asparagus is tender and citrus begins to brown. Transfer to serving platter. Meanwhile, for vinaigrette, in small dish whisk together reserved juices and remaining 2 tablespoons oil; season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over roasted asparagus, citrus, and garlic. Sprinkle with roasted citrus slices. Serve warm. Makes 8 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 87 Calories 7g Fat 6g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 87 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 53mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 6g 2% Total Sugars 3g Protein 2g Vitamin C 24.2mg 121% Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 182mg 4% Folate, total 40.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.