Sesame Asparagus Recipe

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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".
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

In a skillet, saute the 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. Remove to a serving dish with a slotted spoon; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Asparagus in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p7

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  1. In a skillet, saute the 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. Remove to a serving dish with a slotted spoon; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Asparagus in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p7

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