Asparagus Salad with Lemon Soy Vinaigrette

(makes 4 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Asparagus Salad with Lemon Soy VinaigretteIngredients:

  • 1-¼ lbs asparagus cut diagonally into 1-½” pieces
  • 10 scallions, trimmed with some green
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp vegetable or olive oil
  • ¼ tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • ½ cup non-fat, reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice


  • In a steam basket, steam asparagus and scallions over boiling water until asparagus is crisp-tender (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat and rinse with cold water in a colander to stop the cooking. Drain and let cool.
  • Make the vinaigrette: Heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat in a small-sized saucepan. Add ginger and cook until it begins to brown. Add the reserved chopped scallion and cook for about 15 seconds then stir in the chicken broth, vinegar, soy sauce and sugar. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Toss steamed asparagus and scallions with the vinaigrette in a large-sized bowl then add ground pepper and lemon juice then serve.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight Loss Recipes Amount Per Serving(¼ of recipe (221 g)): 84 Calories, 5 g Protein, 10 g carbohydrates, 4 g Dietary Fiber, 4 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 362 mg sodium


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