Triple Sesame Asparagus

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"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

Yield:

4 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

March 2004
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