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Asparagus with Mustard Sauce

Yield 2 servings.
For a hearty weeknight meal, serve this saucy asparagus with grilled lamb chops and Garlic-Roasted New Potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus (about 9 spears)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons low-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon nonfat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
  • Dash of paprika

Nutrition Information

  • calories 44
  • caloriesfromfat 33 %
  • fat 1.6 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2.5 g
  • carbohydrate 6.4 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 120 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired. Arrange asparagus in a vegetable steamer over boiling water. Cover and steam 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer asparagus to a serving dish. Set aside, and keep warm.

  2. Combine sour cream and next 4 ingredients in a small saucepan. Place over medium heat; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Spoon sauce over asparagus, and sprinkle with paprika.

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