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Lemon-Sesame Roasted Asparagus

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 9 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1/4 of asparagus)
Soy sauce and lemon juice create a tangy glaze for roasted asparagus. This versatile dish is terrific warm, at room temperature, or chilled.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pound asparagus spears
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 28
  • caloriesfromfat 51 %
  • fat 1.6 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 2.9 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 163 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.

  3. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Place asparagus on a baking sheet; coat with cooking spray, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  4. Bake at 450° for 7 to 9 minutes or until asparagus is tender and lightly browned. Transfer asparagus to a serving dish; toss with soy sauce mixture. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

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