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Asparagus With Ginger

Yield Makes 6 servings
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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

Cook's Notes

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