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Sesame Asparagus Saute

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

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
Sesame Asparagus Saute Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition 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.

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  • annette.barney
    Aug 12, 2013

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  • karynp6
    Jul 19, 2013

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  • valanddansmith
    Apr 24, 2013

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

  • Ginger
    Apr 3, 2013

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

  • Juliev320
    Mar 11, 2013

    Loved it. Eassy and delicious. Very fresh tasting