Sesame Asparagus with Garlic

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So you can cook the pasta dish on the stove, make this side dish ahead and chill it.
4 servings


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1/4 cup rice vinegar
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 pound asparagus
1/4 cup water
Sesame seeds (optional)


Combine the first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Place asparagus and water in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish. Microwave at high for 3 minutes or until tender; drain. Pour the vinegar mixture over the asparagus, and toss well. Chill at least 1 hour or overnight. Serve cold or at room temperature. Sprinkle asparagus with sesame seeds, if desired.

Created date

April 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 51
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Fat 2.5 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 2.7 g
Carbohydrate 5.5 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 366 mg
Calcium 24 mg