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

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2000

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Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

51 calories; calories from fat 44%; fat 2.5g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 0.9g; poly fat 1g; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 5.5g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 1mg; sodium 366mg; calcium 24mg.
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