Top fresh steamed asparagus spears with a low-fat garlic-mayonnaise sauce for a quick and easy spring side dish.
1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 1/2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 pound fresh asparagus
How to Make It
Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Set aside.
Snap off tough ends of asparagus; remove scales from stalks with a vegetable peeler, if desired.
Place asparagus spears in a large skillet; add water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Plunge asparagus into cold water to stop the cooking process; drain. Place asparagus on a serving platter; spoon yogurt mixture over asparagus. Sprinkle with paprika.
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