Courtesy of the California Asparagus Commission, www.calasparagus.com
10 minutes prep time | Serves 8
2 lbs fresh asparagus
4 tsp gluten-free soy sauce (sometimes found as wheat-free tamari sauce)
1 tsp honey
2 tsp sesame oil
2 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds
Cut asparagus into 1-1/2-inch pieces. Place in pot of salted boiling water so that pieces are covered. Cook until tender. Rinse immediately in cold water to stop cooking. Pat dry.
Mix soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, and toasted sesame seeds. Pour over asparagus. Chill 30 minutes and serve.
Per serving: 48 Calories, 3 g Protein, 6 g Carbohydrates, 3 g Fiber, 2 g Total fat (1 g poly), 68 mg Sodium, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), Folate, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Phosphorus, Zinc