Prep Time
3 Mins
Cook Time
4 Mins
Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1/4 pound asparagus and 1 tablespoon dressing

When shopping for asparagus, choose firm, pencil-thin spears that are uniform in size (which ensures even cooking) and have tightly closed, bright green and lavender tips. Asparagus is a good source of vitamins A, B, and C, as well as iron.

How to Make It

Step 1

Snap off tough ends of asparagus.

Step 2

Bring water to a boil in a 12-inch skillet; add asparagus. Cook 1 minute; drain and plunge into ice water. Drain well.

Step 3

Combine mayonnaise and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl.

Step 4

Arrange asparagus on a serving platter; top with dressing.

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