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Lemon-ginger passover asparagus

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Total Time
23 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
8 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Broccoli raab, a bold-tasting member of the broccoli family, is also excellent with this ginger-lemon marinade. Cook it as you would asparagus.

Ingredients

Uncooked asparagus

1½ pound(s), tough ends snapped off

Fat free chicken broth

2 tbsp(s), use a highly-flavoured broth if possible

Ginger root

½ tsp(s), freshly grated

Fresh lemon juice

1 tsp(s)

Uncooked scallion(s)

1 tbsp(s), minced

Table salt

¼ tsp(s)

Black pepper

¼ pinch

Instructions

  1. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a medium skillet. Place asparagus in skillet, reduce heat to medium and cook until asparagus are crisp-tender, about 6 to 8 minutes; drain well.
  2. Place asparagus in a large glass bowl. Combine broth, ginger, lemon juice, scallion, salt and pepper together in a cup. Pour over asparagus. Set aside for 30 minutes to marinate. Yields 1/4 of asparagus per serving.