Roasted Sesame Asparagus

Roasted Sesame Asparagus

1 1/2 pounds asparagus spears
 Cooking spray
1 1/2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
tablespoon shaved fresh Parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 450°.

Snap off tough endsof asparagus. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a jelly-roll pancoated with cooking spray; brush with sesame oil. Bake at 450° for 10minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove pan from oven. Add vinegar,sesame seeds, and red pepper to asparagus, tossing gently to combine.Place asparagus on a platter; sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Topwith cheese.


This was the recipe to accompany my Tofu on monday!

I made it with both canned and fresh and both taste lovely! I have done it with and without the cheese!