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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
4 mins to 8 mins
Servings:
6
Max Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Break off woody asparagus where spears snap easily; scrape off scales. Wash asparagus. Place a steamer basket in a saucepan. Add water to just below the bottom of the steamer basket. Bring to boiling. Add asparagus. Cover and reduce heat. Steam for 4 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender.

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  • Meanwhile, for sauce in a small saucepan combine sour cream, mayonnaise or salad dressing, lemon peel, and lemon juice. Stir in enough milk (1 to 2 teaspoons) to make of desired consistency. Cook and stir over low heat until heated through, but do not boil. Serve over asparagus. Garnish with lemon peel strips, if desired. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

105 calories; total fat 10g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 10mg; sodium 61mg; carbohydrates 4g; fiber 4g; protein 2g.
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