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Crunchy Sesame Lemon Asparagus

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars
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"Toasted sesame seeds, lemon juice, and parsley are added to melted butter and drizzled over crisp asparagus."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 132
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Transfer asparagus to a serving plate and drizzle sesame-butter over the top.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 132 calories; 12.6 4.3 2.6 27 101 Full nutrition

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added little less butter and it was great. will probably use a little less the next time.

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...