Sesame Beef and Asparagus Salad Recipe
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Sesame Beef and Asparagus Salad Recipe

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Especially during the summertime, this makes a nice light meal. When I prepare it for guests, I'll also serve rice and bread—it's quick and easy, but it always wins me many compliments! I'm a homemaker with two small children, and cooking's one of my favorite hobbies.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound beef top round steak
  • 4 cups sliced fresh asparagus (cut in 2-inch pieces)
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • Sesame seeds
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Nutritional Facts

179 calories: 1 cup, 8g fat (0g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 696mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 21g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable 0 fat.


  1. Broil steak to desired doneness. Cool and cut into thin diagonal strips.
  2. Cook asparagus in a small amount of water 30-60 seconds. Drain and cool. Combine beef and asparagus. Blend all remaining ingredients except the sesame seeds and lettuce; pour over beef and asparagus. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and toss lightly. Serve warm or at room temperature on lettuce leaves if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Beef and Asparagus Salad in Country Woman March/April 1991, p33

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Feb. 18, 2013

"Easy to make, and very tasty. My husband and I are trying to eat healthier and this recipe hit the spot."

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