Asparagus with Sesame Seeds
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Dash pepper
- 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
- Place the asparagus in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer to a serving dish. Combine the water, soy sauce, oil, salt and pepper; drizzle over asparagus. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 43 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 262mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
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Nov 29, 2012
It was awesome! I made it as a side dish for a wedding shower that I hosted and everyone wanted the recipe.