Sesame Asparagus

Sesame Asparagus

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From the EatingWell Kitchen

This quick and healthy asparagus stir-fry is flavored with sesame oil and soy sauce.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1½ teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 pound thin asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces
  • 1½ teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


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  1. Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus and stir-fry until it begins to soften, 1½ to 2 minutes.
  2. Add soy sauce and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add sugar and stir-fry another 30 seconds. Remove from heat and serve.
  • People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 32 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 4 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 31 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 454 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 15 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 68 mg sodium; 125 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable

Reviews 1

April 09, 2013
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By: Bkringel
Simply delicious Quick vegie- great flavor. Made it with the Five Spice Tilapia. Wonderful meal. Pros: Quick, simple, great flavor
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