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Sesame Asparagus Recipe
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Sesame Asparagus Recipe

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In this quick and easy recipe, garlic, butter and chicken broth enhance the delicate flavor of fresh young asparagus. And sesame seeds add just the right amount of "crunch".
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 78 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 192 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute asparagus and garlic in butter for 2 minutes. Stir in broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Transfer to a serving dish with a slotted spoon; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Asparagus in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p7

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 78 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 192 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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