Asparagus with Orange Mayonnaise

Dress up asparagus spears with a simple yogurt-mayonnaise dressing for a simple side dish or tasty snack.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 25 mins
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Asparagus with Orange Mayonnaise
Ingredients
1
pound fresh asparagus spears or one 10-ounce package frozen asparagus spears
2
tablespoons plain fat-free yogurt
2
tablespoons light mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing
 
A dash of ground red pepper
 
Orange slices, halved (optional)
Directions
  1. 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.
  2. 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
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