Asparagus Salad with Lemon Soy Vinaigrette – Healthy Recipe

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(makes 4 servings)

 

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Asparagus Salad with Lemon Soy Vinaigrette
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1-1/4 lbs asparagus cut diagonally into 1-1/2 inch pieces

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10 scallions, trimmed with some green

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1 scallion, chopped and set aside

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1 tablespoon vegetable oil

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1/4 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated

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1/2 cup nonfat, reduced sodium chicken broth

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1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

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1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce

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1/2 teaspoon sugar

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1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

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Directions:
1. Steam asparagus and scallions in a steam basket over boiling water for 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Remove from heat and rinse with cold water in a colander to stop the cooking. Drain and let cool.
2. Make the vinaigrette: In a small saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add ginger and cook until it begins to brown. Add the reserved chopped scallion and cook for 15 seconds then stir in the chicken broth, vinegar, soy sauce and sugar. Remove from heat and set aside.
3. In a large bowl, toss steamed asparagus and scallions with the vinaigrette then add ground pepper and lemon juice then serve.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (221 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 84
Calories from fat 35
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 62 mg
Total Carbohydrates 10 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 6%
Iron 10%

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