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Asparagus With Sesame-Orange Dressing

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2 pounds asparagus, tough ends trimmed and discarded

3 tablespoons fresh orange juice

1 tablespoon tahini

1½ teaspoon reduced-sodium tamari

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, bring ½ cup water to a simmer. Add asparagus. Cover and reduce heat to medium. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until asparagus are just tender. Prepare and ice bath by filling a bowl with ice cubes and water. Place steamed asparagus in ice bath to stop the cooking process; drain well.

Whisk together orange juice, tahini, tamari, and ginger in a large bowl. Add drained asparagus and toss to coat. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve.

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