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Lemon-Ginger Asparagus

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Ingredients
  Asparagus spears 1 Pound, ends trimmed
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Non fat chicken broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Arrowroot/Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated ginger root 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Place asparagus in a microwave-safe baking dish.
Add water.
Cover with vented plastic wrap.
Microwave on high for 5 minutes.
Rearrange spears.
Microwave for 4 minutes more.
Drain and set aside.
Combine milk, broth, arrowroot or cornstarch, gingerroot, and lemon peel in a glass bowl.
Microwave for 1 minute and stir.
Microwave for 30 seconds, stir again.
Microwave for 30 more seconds.
Pour sauce over asparagus and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Party, Healthy

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