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Asparagus with Mushrooms Recipe
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Asparagus with Mushrooms Recipe

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This side dish is not fussy, but looks and tastes special. People say it's delicious.—Betty Jean Nichols, Eugene, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 92 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 599mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 vegetable, 1 fat

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute asparagus and ginger in oil for 2-3 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Add the mushrooms, salt, sugar and pepper. Cook and stir 2-3 minutes longer or until mushrooms are tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus with Mushrooms in Quick Cooking September/October 2005, p23


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annrms
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2016

"This vegetable side dish is delicious. I had never used ginger with asparagus, and I was pleasantly surprised at the delightful pop of flavor. I omitted the sugar; we don't use much sweetener in anything. I also cooked the asparagus and mushrooms together rather than in stages. Will make this again as it was a great side dish to accompany grilled steak and roasted potatoes...a great "special" dinner!!!"

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lolohiser
Reviewed May. 2, 2015

"Very good!!"

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hamhock32
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2014

"This tastes great and so simple."

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iteach5
Reviewed May. 24, 2012

"This was really good--a nice twist on an already great veggie! I used less ginger (1 tsp.) but will probably use more next time. I also added about 1/3 cup sliced scallions when I added the mushrooms."

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TheChristmasLady
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2012

"Thank you Betty Jean, this is delicious. I used baby bellas, next time I will try white button. Yum!"

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selias
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2011

"Made this several times....

Always a favorite!!!"

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selias
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"Made this for a family get together,, everyone loved it!!! Great taste with no changes needed..."

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char04
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2011

"This was wonderful. So easy to make."

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smadden85
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2010

"I tried this with green beans instead of asparagus, and it was delicious too!"

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trixiejo302
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2010

"There is only one word for this dish: Excellent"

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