Asparagus, Ham, and Onion Stir Fry

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There are many ways to prepare asparagus, but one my favorite ways is to stir fry them! Of course you can always do a simple stir fry with nothing in it, but what’s the fun in that! I dress mine up sometimes with onion and ham. Try this Asparagus, Ham, and Onion Stir Fry next time you’re looking for an easy, yummy and still healthy veggie side dish!

How is this Asparagus, Ham, and Onion Stir Fry healthy?

Asparagus – 1 cup of cooked asparagus has 40 calories, 4 grams of protein, 4 grams of fiber and 404 milligrams of potassium. That’s awesome because potassium is good for blood pressure. Asparagus is a nutrient-packed vegetable. It is a very good source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K! [read more]

Onions – onions contain antioxidants and compounds that fight inflammation, decrease triglycerides and reduce cholesterol levels, which means it may lower risk of heart disease! Their anti-inflammatory properties may also help reduce high blood pressure and protect against blood clots. [read more]

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus spears, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup ham, sliced thinly and in 1 inch length
  • 1/4 cup sliced onions
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil/fat of choice
  • Salt, as desired

Instructions

In a medium sized skillet, heat cooking oil/fat of choice on high.

Add the thinly sliced ham and sliced onions, and stir fry for 1 minute.

Add asparagus in to skillet and cook while stir frying until asparagus are cooked thoroughly and bright green, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Season with desired amount of salt.

Serve this Asparagus, Ham, and Onion Stir Fry hot!

Asparagus, Ham, and Onion Stir Fry
Asparagus, Ham, and Onion Stir Fry
Asparagus, Ham, and Onion Stir Fry

Asparagus, Ham, and Onion Stir Fry

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus spears, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup ham, sliced thinly and in 1 inch length
  • 1/4 cup sliced onions
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil/fat of choice
  • Salt, as desired

Instructions

In a medium sized skillet, heat cooking oil/fat of choice on high.

Add the thinly sliced ham and sliced onions, and stir fry for 1 minute.

Add asparagus in to skillet and cook while stir frying until asparagus are cooked thoroughly and bright green, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Season with desired amount of salt.

Serve hot!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 50 Total Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 228mg Carbohydrates: 2g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 1g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 2g
The nutrition information for this recipe is an approximate total per serving. Please double check the nutrition information for your exact ingredients and brands for more precise nutrition information.

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