Asparagus with Dill Sauce

Asparagus with Dill SauceRecipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson
Steam asparagus up to 2 days ahead, and store in zip-top plastic bags in refrigerator. Make dill sauce up to 3 days ahead; refrigerate in an airtight container.


Makes 25 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 cup mayonnaise
1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
1 tablespoon minced onion
1 teaspoon dried dillweed
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 pounds asparagus
2 tablespoons lemon juice


Combine first 5 ingredients; cover and chill.

Snap tough ends from asparagus. Arrange asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water; cover and steam 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Arrange asparagus on a serving platter; drizzle with 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Serve with sauce.