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Roast Asparagus Bowls with Tahini Lemon Dressing Recipe

Roast Asparagus Bowls with Tahini Lemon Dressing Recipe
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How To Make Roast Asparagus Bowls with Tahini Lemon Dressing

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Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp water
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).

  2. Place trimmed asparagus on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Toss to coat evenly.

  3. Roast asparagus in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until tender and slightly charred.

  4. While the asparagus is roasting, cook quinoa according to package instructions using vegetable broth instead of water.

  5. In a small bowl, whisk together tahini, lemon juice, minced garlic, cumin, water, salt, and black pepper until smooth and creamy.

  6. Once the quinoa and asparagus are cooked, divide the quinoa into bowls. Top with roasted asparagus.

  7. Drizzle the tahini lemon dressing over the asparagus bowls.

  8. Garnish with chopped parsley and sesame seeds.

  9. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories : 250kcal
  • Total Fat : 10g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 0mg
  • Sodium : 300mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 33g
  • Dietary Fiber : 7g
  • Sugar : 2g
  • Protein : 9g
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