Sesame Beef and Asparagus Salad

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Asparagus, Quick cooki, Beef

1 lb Top round steak 4 c Fresh asparagus; in 2" -pieces 3 tb Soy sauce 2 tb Sesame oil 1 tb Rice wine vinegar 1/2 ts Grated ginger root Sesame seeds Lettuce leaves; optional Broil steak to desired doneness. Cool and cut into thin diagonal strips. Cook asparagus in a small amount of water for 30-60 seconds. Drain and cool. Combine beef and asparagus. Blend soy sauce, oil, vinegar and ginger; pour over the beef and asparagus. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and toss lightly. Serve warm or at room temperature on lettuce leaves, if desired. Yield: 6 servings. Recipe from Tamara Steeb, Issquah, Washington who says that this makes a nice light summertime meal. She serves it with rice and bread for guests. MC formatting by Recipe by: Taste of Home, Quick Cooking (Extra) March/April '98