Asparagus Stir Fry

Asparagus – Providing almost 60 percent of the recommended daily allowance of folic acid, asparagus plays a starring role of vegetables helpful in prevention of spina bifida. Asparagus has a wealth of nutrients, dietary fiber and it is low in sodium. Asparagus is another vegetable that contains no cholesterol or fat, making it a nutrient rich eater’s friend.

Asparagus Stir Fry



1 medium onion cut in half and sliced thick

1 tablespoons vegetable broth

3 medium cloves garlic, chopped

2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced

3 cups thin asparagus cut in 2 inch lengths

1 medium red bell pepper

4 oz extra firm tofu, cut in small cubes

1 tablespoon soy sauce

2 tablespoon rice vinegar

1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

salt and white pepper to taste



Heat vegetable broth in a wok or skillet, add onion and stir fry over medium heat for about 2-3 minutes stirring constantly. Add garlic, ginger, asparagus, peppers and continue to stir fry for another 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly. Add tofu, soy sauce and vinegar, turn heat to low and cover for about 2 minutes, or until vegetables are tender, yet still crisp. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


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