Ginger Almond Asparagus

Ginger Almond Asparagus

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Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Makes: 2 cups
Serving Size 1/2 cup


3⁄4 pound asparagus, washed and trimmed (2 1/2 cups sliced)
1 teaspoon oil
3 Tablespoons slivered almonds
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
Pinch of black pepper
1⁄4 teaspoon sugar
1⁄8 teaspoon ginger powder


  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.