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  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

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: 
Main Dish
Party, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 114 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.24 g0.36%

Saturated Fat 0.14 g0.71%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.3 mg0.8%

Sodium 981.3 mg40.9%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 9 g17.7%

Vitamin A 42.9% Vitamin C 19.2%

Calcium 27.3% Iron 25%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon-Ginger Asparagus Recipe