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Sesame Mushrooms & Asparagus

Sesame Mushrooms & Asparagus is a delicious vegetable side dish with a hint of lemon and sesame oil that adds awesome flavor. This simple asparagus recipe only has 7 ingredients and can be sautéed or grilled.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sesame asparagus
Servings: 6
Calories: 70kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

Instructions

  • Cut off the woody ends of the asparagus and slice diagonal into thirds.
  • Place asparagus and water into a large saute pan over medium high heat. Cook and stir 2-3 minutes, until asparagus is tender-crisp.
  • Remove the asparagus from the pan to a clean plate
  • Add butter and sesame seeds to pan and toast for 2 minutes stirring constantly until browned.
  • Add in the mushrooms and cook for an additional 3 minutes, until mushrooms are golden and tender.
  • Place the asparagus back into the pan with the mushrooms and sesame seeds. Pour on the lemon juice and sesame oil and toss to coat. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 213mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 690IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg