Recipes Lemon Sesame Asparagus (Side dish, Vegetarian)

Number of Servings
    • 12 ounces fresh asparagus or
    • 1 8-ounce pkg. frozen spears
    • 1 tbsp. light margarine
    • 1 tsp. sesame seed
    • 2 tsp. lemon juice
    • 1/4 tsp. salt

Wash and trim fresh asparagus. Cook, covered in boiling, lightly salted water 10-15 minutes or until crisp-tender (cook frozen asparagus according to package). In small pan, heat and stir margarine and sesame seeds over low heat for five minutes or until seeds are golden brown. Add lemon juice and salt. Drain asparagus, remove to heated serving dish. Pour lemon mixture over hot asparagus and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

62 Calories; 4g Fat (47.6% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 345mg Sodium.