Asparagus with Orange-Flavored Aioli

Asparagus with Orange Aioli


Asparagus is synonymous with spring and summer. It has a nutty, earthy flavor that goes with lots of different types of sauces. Try this one!  This light and refreshing sauce can be used with other vegetables such as green beans, broccoli, cauliflower and fennel, raw or cooked.  Enjoy!



1 bunch asparagus, white or green

½ cup regular or vegan mayonnaise

1 tsp. Dijon mustard

1 tsp. grated orange zest

2 tbsps. orange juice

Salt & white pepper, to taste

¼ cup roughly chopped parsley (for garnish)




  1. Place trimmed asparagus in salted boiling water and cook for 5 minutes. Remove and let cool.
  2. Make sauce. Combine mayonnaise, mustard, orange zest and orange juice. Season with salt and white pepper.
  3. Plate asparagus and spoon dressing on top. Sprinkle with parsley.



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