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Stir-Fried Asparagus

 Stir-Fried Asparagus
This recipe is a fresh-tasting, nicely seasoned vegetable side dish that's a cinch to prepare. It puts to good use those tender, garden-fresh asparagus of springtime.—Jeanette Lawrence, Vacaville, California
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces (about 4 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce


  • In a large skillet, melt butter, combine the bouillon, celery salt
  • and pepper. Add asparagus and toss to coat. Cover and cook for over
  • medium-high heat for 2 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender,
  • stirring occasionally. Stir in soy sauce; serve immediately. Yield:
  • 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 98 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 429 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.