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Sesame Asparagus

Sesame Asparagus

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  • Makes: 4 servings

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  • 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • Sesame seeds, toasted


  1. In a covered large saucepan, cook asparagus in boiling water for 1 minute. Using tongs, transfer asparagus to a large bowl of ice water. Let stand for 2 minutes. Drain well and pat dry with paper towels. Place asparagus in a large resealable plastic bag.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce and sesame oil; pour over asparagus. Seal bag. Chill for 1 to 4 hours. Drain, discarding soy sauce mixture. To serve, sprinkle asparagus with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

(Sesame Asparagus)

Servings Per Recipe 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, Monounsaturated fat (g) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, chol. (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 1, carb. (g) 3, sugar (g) 1, sodium (mg) 301, pro. (g) 2, cal. (kcal) 21, fiber (g) 1

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