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Triple Sesame Asparagus

Yield 4 servings
"My husband and I eat a lot of Asian food; we like it to be very spicy with something cooling--like cucumber salad with fresh mint--on the side. This has become our favorite asparagus recipe." -CL Reader

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon white sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 51
  • caloriesfromfat 35 %
  • fat 1.8 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 5 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 235 mg
  • calcium 24 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place asparagus into a large saucepan of boiling water; cook 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and plunge asparagus into ice water; drain. Combine asparagus, sesame seeds, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl, tossing well to coat.