Asparagus Sesame Salad
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- Heat a large pan of lightly salted water to boiling over high heat. Peel the asparagus stalks and trim the ends. Cut the stalks diagonally into 1-inch pieces. Blanch in boiling water 3 minutes or until bright green. Drain in a colander and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking.
- In a large bowl, combine the vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, cilantro, and salt. Add the asparagus and toss until well combined.
- To serve, mound some salad greens on each of 4 plates. Spoon the dressed asparagus onto the greens and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
- Per Serving
- Calories 77
- Calcium 33mg
- Carbohydrate 4g
- Cholesterol 0mg
- Fat 6g
- Fiber 2g
- Iron 1mg
- Protein 3mg
- Sat Fat 1g
- Sodium 588mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
If you happen to have leftover asparagus, toss it into a salad like this. Add some slivered cooked chicken and call it dinner.