Awesomely Easy Sesame Asparagus Recipe

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Submitted by jsnyder117

Makes 4 servings



Prep Time: 2 Min Cook Time: 10 Min Ready In: 12 Min

Recipe Ingredients for Awesomely Easy Sesame Asparagus

16 oz Asparagus
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tbsp Toasted Black Sesame Seeds
1 dash Salt, Table

Recipe Directions for Awesomely Easy Sesame Asparagus

  1. Ingredients

  2. 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed

  3. 1 tablespoon olive oil

  4. 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds, lightly toasted

  5. kosher salt to taste

  6. Directions

  7. Fill a large saucepan with 1/2 inch of water and bring to a boil. Cook asparagus until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes. Drain, then rinse with cold water. Return pan to the stove over medium heat, pour in oil, and swirl around pan. Shake excess water off of the asparagus, and toss in oil with sesame seeds, and salt to reheat.

  8. Tip

  9. To toast sesame seeds, toss them in a heavy bottomed skillet over medium heat until they are fragrant.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 119.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
68
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
42mg
2%
Potassium
229mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
4.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
2.5g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 6% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
83% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in iron
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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