Asparagus with Citrus and Oregano

Asparagus with Citrus and Oregano
Asparagus is quick-steamed in the microwave until tender and —yes, microwaved—until tender andKat Craddock

In this recipe from New York chef Andrew Carmellini's cookbook Urban Italian, he recommends microwaving asparagus in a tightly covered dish with a little water and olive oil; it's a fast and easy way to steam the vegetable while preserving its color, texture, and flavor.

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