Asparagus With Garlic and Basil (Diabetic)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

From Sally H. Hunt's "Easy Diabetic, Cooking with 4 Ingredients." This sounds good for anyone. No artificial ingredients here. Net carbs 3 g, calories 26., fiber 2 g, Fat - less than 1 g. Serving size is 1/2 cup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a non-stick large skillet, or Dutch oven, heat 1/3 cup of water until it boils.
  2. Add asparagus, cover and cook over medium heat about 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
  3. Uncover and continue to boil about 1-2 minutes until water evaporates. Do not overcook.
  4. Remove asparagus and keep warm.
  5. Spray dry skillet with cooking oil and add garlic and basil. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes.
  6. Stir in soy sauce and season to taste with pepper.
  7. Pour sauce over asparagus and serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Very, very good! Oolala indeed! Had the last of my potted basil to enjoy, and some 'sparagus...'twas delicious with supper tonight!

La Dilettante September 20, 2011

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