Asparagus & Cashews Recipe


  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus , trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp marjoram
  • 2 Tbsp chopped toasted cashews , unsalted


Steam the asparagus in a metal steamer over boiling water for about 6 to 7 minutes. Drain. Combine asparagus with remaining ingredients and serve.

Yield: 6 servings, 1/2 cup each

Nutritional Information (per 1/2 cup serving): 51 cal; 4 g total fat (1 g sat fat); 4 g carb; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 mg sodium; 2 g protein; 1 g fiber; 1 g sugars.

Dietary Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 1/2 fat.

Recipe from: Flavorful Seasons Cookbook by Robyn Webb (McGraw-Hill)

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