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Asparagus with Orange Mayonnaise

  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 25 mins


  • 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
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
  • A dash of ground red pepper
  • Orange slices, halved (optional)


  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 ,
  • 3 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat ,
  • 3 mg chol. ,
  • 60 mg sodium ,
  • 3 g carb. ,
  • 2 g fiber ,
  • 2 g pro.

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