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Fresh asparagus and sugar snap peas are quickly stir-fried with Asian-style seasonings for a quick and elegant vegetable side dish.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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active:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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  • Snap off and discard woody bases from asparagus. If desired, scrape off scales. Bias-slice asparagus into 2-inch pieces (you should have about 3 cups).

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  • In a wok or large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add ginger and garlic; cook and stir 15 seconds. Add asparagus, onion, and sweet pepper; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add pea pods and sesame seeds; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

  • Add soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, and sesame oil to vegetable mixture; toss to coat. If desired, serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

87 calories; protein 3.2g; carbohydrates 10.2g; dietary fiber 3.1g; sugars 5.8g; fat 3.9g; saturated fat 0.5g; vitamin a iu 1511.2IU; vitamin c 49.9mg; folate 60.1mcg; calcium 35.1mg; iron 2.2mg; magnesium 24.5mg; potassium 270.9mg; sodium 188.3mg.
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