Toasted sesame seeds, lemon juice, and parsley are added to melted butter and drizzled over crisp asparagus.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat butter in a skillet over medium-low heat; cook and stir sesame seeds until lightly toasted, 3 to 5 minutes. Add lemon juice, parsley, salt, and pepper; stir until evenly combined.

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  • Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add asparagus, cover, and steam until tender, 2 to 4 minutes.

  • Transfer asparagus to a serving plate and drizzle sesame-butter over the top.

Nutrition Facts

132 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 4.3g; fat 12.6g; cholesterol 27.1mg; sodium 100.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

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Rating: 5 stars
01/10/2019
Loved the lemony taste of the sauce. Asparagus was just right. Easy as pie!! Read More
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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/08/2018
added little less butter and it was great. will probably use a little less the next time. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/10/2019
Loved the lemony taste of the sauce. Asparagus was just right. Easy as pie!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/19/2016
Loved this recipe. It was so quick and tasty without being overpowering. We baked the asparagus at 400 degrees for 12 minutes then drizzled butter mixture on top. Be warned sesame seeds burn so quickly in butter. Keep your oven eye between low and medium 2-3 not on medium 5. Read More
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