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Ginger Almond Asparagus

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Number of Servings: 4


  • 3/4 pound asparagus, rinsed and trimmed (2 1/2 cups sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 3 Tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger


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

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