Asparagus with Brie

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  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/2 (2.2 pound) wheel Brie cheese, sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place asparagus in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still crisp, about 2 to 6 minutes.
  3. Drain and place in a shallow baking dish. Lay cheese slices over asparagus.
  4. In a small bowl combine melted butter, bread crumbs and sesame seeds. Sprinkle over cheese.
  5. Bake for 8 minutes.
  6. Increase oven to broil. Broil just until bread crumbs are golden brown.

Yield: 4 servings