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".
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut in half
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
- In a large skillet, saute 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. Transfer to a serving dish with a slotted spoon; sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 78 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 192mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Sesame Asparagus in 1996 Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar