Asparagus With Ginger

Asparagus With Ginger Recipe
Lightly saute fresh asparagus with minced fresh ginger for a flavorful, Asian-inspired side dish that's perfect for spring and early summer.  Try this recipe with broccoli or green beans.

Yield:

Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Calories 53
Caloriesfromfat 40 %
Fat 2.3 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 2.5 g
Carbohydrate 5.4 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 97 mg
Calcium 25 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Preparation

Sauté asparagus in 2 teaspoons hot oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick skillet 7 minutes. Add ginger, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in sugar and remaining ingredients, and cook 1 minute.

Note:

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Rena Marshall, Rex, Georgia,

Southern Living

November 2004
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