Asparagus With Gingered Orange-Sesame Dressing

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by DailyInspiration

A great way to dress up asparagus with this Asian-flavored dressing. Recipe is from Bon Appetit.

Top Review by Susie D

Perfect with today's baked ham. I loved the sesame dressing. It made a lovely veggie the star of the plate. Thank you for sharing the recipe! Made for Spring 2013 Pick A Chef.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook asparagus in a large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Drain. Transfer to bowl of ice water and cool. Drain and pat dry.
  2. Stir sesame seeds in a heavy small skillet over low heat until light brown, about 3 minutes; transfer to a small bowl.
  3. Whisk vinegar, mustard, soy sauce, ginger, orange peel and garlic in another small bowl. Gradually whisk in both oils. Season vinaigrette to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Arrange asparagus on plates. Spoon vinaigrette over. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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