Sesame Asparagus Salad

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Isn't this a lovely Christmas dish? The themed colors of green and red give a seasonal appeal.  The spattering of sesame seeds almost looks like a burst of glitter!  I've eaten it both cold and warm and both are equally satisfying. 

Sesame Asparagus Salad

Serves: 2

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ingredients:

  • 1 bunch asparagus (1LB) 
  • 2 portobello mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil (or organic butter)
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
DRESSING
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (white or black or both mixed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cut asparagus into bite sized pieces and sauté with 2 tablespoons of water. Cook till the asparagus is lightly cooked but not to soft that it gets mushy. Set aside. 
  2. Cut mushroom into bite sized pieces and sauté with avocado oil. Cook until it's lightly browned and add to the cooked asparagus. 
  3. Add the pomegranate on top of the vegetables. 
  4. Mix all the dressing ingredients together with a whisk and drizzle on top of the salad. Enjoy! 

notes

*Option to add salt and pepper.

calories

241

fat (grams)

16.9

carbs (grams)

17.9

protein (grams)

8.6

sugar (grams)

6.9
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