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Recipe: Asparagus & Tomato Stir Fry

Recipe: Asparagus & Tomato Stir Fry

Stir fries are a great low-calorie meal option and an ideal way to pack lots of vegetables into one dish.

This stir fry recipe features asparagus, tomatoes, mushrooms and spring onions, and is full of flavour and texture, with a delicious yet simple sauce made using lemon juice and soy sauce.

Quick and easy to make, this tasty stir fry is a great way to rustle up a light lunch if you’re following our Intermittent Fasting or Partial Meal Replacement Plan.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 500g asparagus, washed and cut diagonally into 3cm pieces
  • 4 spring onions, washed and sliced diagonally into 2cm pieces
  • 150g tinned mushrooms, drained
  • 2 cherry tomatoes, washed and sliced
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp lemon juice

Method:

  • Wash and slice the asparagus, spring onions and cherry tomatoes, and drain the tinned mushrooms. Set aside.
  • Heat the sesame oil in a large saucepan over a medium-high heat. Add the asparagus and spring onions and cook for 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally to avoid burning.
  • Add the drained mushrooms to the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes until the mushrooms are heated through.
  • Lastly, stir in the tomatoes, lemon zest, soy sauce and lemon juice and cook for another 1-2 minutes or until everything is cooked through.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, divide into two portions and serve.

Nutritional Content Per Serving (Recipe Makes 2 Servings):

Energy: 523 KJ (125 kcal)

Protein: 10g

Carbohydrates: 8.6g

Total Sugars: 8.4g

Total Fats: 3.11g

Saturated Fat: 0.42g

Fibre: 10.5g

Sodium: 931mg

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2020-11-03 14:27:35By Health & Nutrition Expert



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