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    Black Sesame Asparagus

    Black Sesame Asparagus. Photo by s'kat

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    20 mins

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    15 mins

    s'kat's Note:

    This is one of my favorite dishes at a local restaurant called Cracker's. This is THE best asparagus I have ever tasted!

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    1. 1
      Trim bottom 1/4 of asparagus off, or the whitish colored part,and discard.
    2. 2
      Wash before cooking.
    3. 3
      Sauté the asparagus in butter, with salt, pepper and black sesame, over medium heat.
    4. 4
      Continue until the asparagus"gives" a little.
    5. 5
      This all depends on the thickness of the asparagus.
    6. 6
      Some water can be added if the asparagus starts to brown.
    7. 7
      Squeeze juice from 1/2 lemon over asparagus, and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 10, 2002


      This dish sure dressed up my meatloaf dinner, excellent. I couldn't find black sesame seeds so I used roasted white ones and instead of Kosher salt I used sea salt. It's a keeper, Thanks

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    • on February 18, 2003


      wonderful and different asparagus dish. (it was great to have it a new way besides steamed with mayo on the side.) i did have kosher salt and black sesame seeds. we really liked it and i'll be doing this over and over again. thanks!

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    • on February 24, 2004


      I've had black sesame seeds on hand and finally have a great use for them! This dish turned out beautifully--so easy and so yummy!

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    Nutritional Facts for Black Sesame Asparagus

    Serving Size: 1 (126 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 67.5
    Calories from Fat 38
    Total Fat 4.3 g
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    Cholesterol 7.6 mg
    Sodium 74.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 6.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    Sugars 1.5 g
    Protein 3.4 g

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