Fresh Sesame Asparagus
with any meat, fish or poultry entree.
bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed
tablespoon olive oil
tablespoons black sesame seeds, lightly toasted
salt to taste
To toast sesame
seeds, toss them in a heavy bottomed skillet over medium heat until they
are fragrant. Set aside.
Fill a large saucepan with 1/2 inch of water and bring to a boil. Cook
asparagus in boiling water until just tender-crisp, about 3 - 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.
57 Calories; 6g Fat (85.6% calories from fat); 1g Saturated Fat; 1g Protein;
1g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 1mg Sodium. Exchanges:
0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat.
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