Apricot-Ginger Asparagus


1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
1/4 cup apricot preserves
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pinch ground ginger


In a large skillet, bring 1 in. of water to a boil; place asparagus in a steamer basket over water. Cover and steam for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and keep warm.

In a small skillet over medium heat, bring the preserves, vinegar, cinnamon and ginger to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2-4 minutes or until glaze begins to thicken. Pour over asparagus.