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Asparagus with Garlic and Pecans

Makes 4 servings

3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 pound fresh asparagus, broken into bite-size pieces
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 cup pecan halves

Sauté garlic in oil in a medium skillet. Add asparagus and soy sauce. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring often until asparagus is tender. Add pecans and continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes. Serve.

Per serving (1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories: 111
  • Fat: 10.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Calories from Fat: 83.4%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 3.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.9 g
  • Sugar: 1.5 g
  • Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Sodium: 230 mg
  • Calcium: 23 mg
  • Iron: 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C: 14.5 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 274 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 1 mg

Source: Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D.