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Sesame Roasted Asparagus with Pot Stickers

Serves: 4

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What better way to celebrate spring than with first-of-the-season asparagus? Each year as the baby green shoots begin to break through the earth, I dream up new ways to present them. Here, there's sesame-scented and roasted asparagus with sizzling, plump pot stickers. This truly is gorgeous and offers bright, fresh flavors.

Ingredients

Additional options for colorful garnish

These ingredients are:
vegetarian iconVegetarian corn-free iconCorn-free dairy-free iconDairy-free peanut-free iconPeanut-free tree nut-free iconTree nut-free

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425° F. Toss the asparagus spears in 1 tablespoon of the sesame oil and sprinkle with a little salt. Roast them on a sheet pan for 6 to 8 minutes until crisp tender and bright green. (You may alternately cook them over an outdoor grill.)

While the asparagus is roasting, cook the pot stickers according to the package directions. Cover and keep warm.

Combine the red bell pepper strips with the remaining sesame oil, sesame seeds, rice vinegar, sugar, ginger and garlic. Season with salt or soy sauce.

To serve, arrange 3 pot stickers each on 4 plates. Scatter with the asparagus spears and top with the garnish.

Recipe by Lynne Vea, PCC Chef

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