Asparagus With Ginger

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

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 53
  • Calories from fat: 40%
  • Fat: 2.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 2.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.4g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 97mg
  • Calcium: 25mg

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

  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.
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