Sesame Asparagus Saute Recipe
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Sesame Asparagus Saute Recipe

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This is the prettiest veggie dish I’ve ever seen! When fresh asparagus is in season, I make this at least once a week. —Karen Paumen, Annandale, MN
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 71 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 269mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 vegetable, 1 fat


  1. Saute asparagus and green onions in butter in a large skillet until crisp-tender. Add remaining ingredients; cook and stir 2 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Asparagus Saute in Simple & Delicious April/May 2013, p28

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Reviewed Apr. 24, 2013

"Really good and easy! The leftovers were good cold - this could easily be served as a salad!"

Reviewed Apr. 3, 2013

"This asparagus is terrific. Also added a clove of garlic minced."

Reviewed Mar. 11, 2013

"Loved it. Eassy and delicious. Very fresh tasting"

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