Asparagus with Ginger Vinaigrette

Asparagus with Ginger VinaigretteRecipe
Photo: Karry Hosford
When asparagus is out of season in the winter and fall, use fresh green beans or broccoli.


5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 72
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 2.2 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.4 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 4.2 g
Carbohydrate 2.8 g
Fiber 3.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 3.4 mg
Sodium 252 mg
Calcium 40 mg


1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon minced shallots
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
5 cups (1-inch) diagonally cut asparagus (about 2 pounds), steamed and chilled


Combine first 10 ingredients, stirring with a whisk. Combine vinegar mixture and asparagus; toss well.