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Ginger Almond Asparagus

Ingredients

¾ pound asparagus, washed and trimmed (2 1/2 cups sliced)
1 teaspoon oil
3 tablespoons slivered almonds
¼ teaspoon salt
Pinch of black pepper
¼ teaspoon sugar
⅛ teaspoon ginger powder

Instructions

1. Slice the asparagus diagonally into pieces about ¾ inch long.
2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add remaining ingredients. Stir and sauté until asparagus is a brighter green, 3-5 minutes.
3. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook until the asparagus is just fork-tender. Avoid overcooking. Shake the pan occasionally to prevent sticking or burning.
4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Photo of Ginger Almond Asparagus
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Makes: 2 Cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label

Comment

This is awesome!  It comes together quickly and has great flavor. My family loves it, especially my 15 year old. I tried it with two separate family cooking classes last week and it got rave reviews with participants there as well.