Hot 'n Sweet Broccoli and Asparagus


Both sweet and spicy, you get the best of both worlds in this delicious vegetable dish. Honey cuts the red pepper to create the perfect fusion.

4 servings


  • ¼ cup honey

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper, or more to taste

  • 1 pound broccoli, trimmed

  • ½ pound asparagus, trimmed

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil


  1. Combine honey, soy sauce, ginger and red pepper. Cut up broccoli and slice stem. Diagonally slice asparagus. Heat oil in large skillet; add broccoli and asparagus and stir-fry over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water to pan; cover and steam vegetables for 2 minutes or until tender-crisp. Drain water from pan. Add honey mixture and cook uncovered until glaze is slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

181 Calories
7g Fat
28g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 181
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 491mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 105mg 524%
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 512mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.