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  • Asparagus Topped w/Creamy Tarragon Sauce

    2 posts, 2 voices, 850 views, started Mar 22, 2011

    Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 by Denise Richardson

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      Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce
      Preparation Time: 15 minutes Level: Easy
      Cook Time: 15 minutes Serves: 4  

      This sauce is like a luscious, creamy bearnaise sauce without all the calories and fat.  

      Ingredients:
      2 bunches asparagus, tough ends trimmed
      1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
      6 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
      4 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon, or 1 teaspoon dried
      1 tablespoon lemon juice, juice
      1 tablespoon water
      2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
      Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

      Preparation:
      1.Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan. Put asparagus in a steamer basket, cover and steam until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes.
      2.Meanwhile, whisk yogurt, mayonnaise, tarragon, lemon juice, water, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Drizzle the sauce over the asparagus. Serve warm or cold.

      Nutritional Information:
      Per serving
      Calories 114 kcal
      Calories From Protein -
      Calories From Carbs -
      Calories From Fat -
      Carbohydrates 10 g
      Dietary Fiber 2 g
      Fat 7 g
      Saturated Fat 1 g
      Monosaturated Fat -
      Polysaturated Fat -
      Protein 4 g
      Potassium 336 mg
      Sodium 350 mg
      Iron -
      Cholesterol 8 mg
      Folic Acid -  

      Nutritional Bonus:

      Per serving
      Folate (42% daily value), Vitamin A (25% dv).



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