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)
- 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 ,
- 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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