Asparagus with Orange Mayonnaise
pound fresh asparagus spears or one 10-ounce package frozen asparagus spears
tablespoons plain fat-free yogurt
tablespoons light mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing
teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
A dash of ground red pepper
Orange slices, halved (optional)
- Snap off and discard woody bases from fresh asparagus. If desired, scrape off scales. In a medium covered saucepan cook fresh asparagus in a small amount of boiling water for 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. (Or, cook frozen asparagus according to package directions.) Drain; keep warm.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine the yogurt, mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing, orange peel, and ground red pepper. Spoon over hot asparagus. If desired, garnish with orange slices. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts(Asparagus with Orange Mayonnaise)
- Per serving:
- 46 kcal cal.,
- 3 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 3 mg chol.,
- 60 mg sodium,
- 3 g carb.,
- 2 g fiber,
- 2 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet