Gingered Asparagus

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This is a nice way to prepare asparagus for a nice change of pace. From the cookbook Delicious Ways to Control Diabetes.


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10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
  • ·
    cooking spray
  • 2 Tbsp
    low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp
    sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 1/2 tsp
    orange rind, grated

How to Make Gingered Asparagus


  1. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired. Cut spears into 2-inch pieces.
  2. Coat a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Place over medium-low heat until hot.
  3. Add asparagus, soy sauce, sesame seeds, ginger, and pepper.
  4. Saute 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
  5. To serve, transfer to a serving bowl, and sprinkle with orange rind.

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About Gingered Asparagus

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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