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Sesame Asparagus Noodles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Audra Bayer

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
225 g penne
2 bunches thin asparagus
3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped or sliced
1 cup cooked baby shrimp
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion
1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tbs freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp dark colored sesame oil
generous pinch of salt and pepper
1 lemon

Directions:
Directions:
Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Place in a large bowl. Snap or break off tough ends of asparagus. Then bring 2 inches of water to a boil. Add asparagus and cook 1 minute or just until tender crisp. Do not overcook. Drain well and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking. Pat dry, slice diagonally into bite size pieces and add to pasta. Cut tomatoes in half and gently squeeze out seeds. Then chop or slice tomatoes. Add to pasta mixture along with shrimp, green onion and sesame seeds. Then in small bowl, whisk olive oil with lemon juice, sesame oil, salt and pepper until well combined. Toss with pasta mixture. Cut lemon into thin slices and use as a garnish for salad if you wish.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3-4

 

 

 

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