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Sesame Asparagus

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  Asparagus 1 Pound
  Rice vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Teaspoon
  Tamari sauce/Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Lemon slices 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

Use a vegetable peeler to remove the thin layer of skin from the bottom of the asparagus spears nearly to the green tips.
Steam the asparagus just until crisp-tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
Rinse under cold water to stop the cooking.
Combine the vinegar, oil, honey, and tamari.
Arrange the asparagus in one layer in a shallow dish.
Pour the marinade over the asparagus.
Chill, covered, for 3 to 5 hours or overnight.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 346 Calories from Fat 200

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.5%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g16.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 290.9 mg12.1%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.6%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.2%

Sugars 16.9 g

Protein 13 g26.8%

Vitamin A 68.7% Vitamin C 61.7%

Calcium 26.6% Iron 67.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sesame Asparagus Recipe