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Honey Lemon Sesame Asparagus

Toasted sesame seeds with honey lemon butter over steamed asparagus.



  1. Steam asparagus over salted water until crisp tender.
  2. Meanwhile, toast sesame seeds in a dry fry pan over medium-high heat until lightly golden. Set aside.
  3. Melt buttery spread (like Smart Balance) in microwave for 30 seconds. Whisk in honey and lemon juice.
  4. Toss cooked asparagus with the honey lemon butter and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.
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the sauce is lost on the asparagus but the seeds are interesting texture and flavor
05 Apr 11 by member: jkbabe85


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Nutrition summary:

There are 72 calories in 1 serving of Honey Lemon Sesame Asparagus.
Calorie break-down: 43% fat, 41% carbs, 15% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 34
Calories 72
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.76g 6%
  Saturated Fat 0.96g 5%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.093g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.429g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 48mg 2%
Potassium 245mg  
Total Carbohydrate 8.07g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
  Sugars 5.12g  
Protein 2.92g  
Vitamin A 89% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 20% Iron 61%
of RDI*
(72 calories)
4% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (42%)
Fat (43%)
Protein (15%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories