Hot 'n Sweet Broccoli and Asparagus

Hot 'n Sweet Broccoli and Asparagus

YIELD: Makes 4 servings


1/4 cup - honey

2 T - soy sauce

1 tsp. - ground ginger

1/2 to 1 tsp. - crushed red pepper

1 lb. - broccoli, trimmed

1/2 lb. - asparagus, trimmed

2 T - olive or vegetable oil


Combine honey, soy sauce, ginger and red pepper.

Cut up broccoli and slice stem.

Diagonally slice asparagus.

Heat oil in large skillet; add broccoli and asparagus and stir-fry over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water to pan; cover and steam vegetables for 2 minutes or until tender-crisp. Drain water from pan.

Add honey mixture and cook uncovered until glaze is slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.