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Awesomely Easy Sesame Asparagus

Awesomely Easy Sesame Asparagus Recipe


Asparagus is steamed and then tossed with olive oil, kosher salt and toasted sesame seeds.


  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • kosher salt to taste


  1. 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.

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Nutritional Information

Awesomely Easy Sesame Asparagus

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 78.3
% Daily Value *
protein: 7 %
carbohydrates: 2 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 11 %
fat: 9 %
saturated fat: 4 %
vitamin a iu: 17 %
niacin equivalents: 16 %
vitamin b6: 9 %
vitamin c: 11 %
folate: 16 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 17 %
magnesium: 11 %
potassium: 7 %
sodium: 4 %
thiamin: 19 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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