Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (42g)

Calories 79
Calories from Fat 63 (80%)
Amount Per Serving %DIV
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Monounsaturated Fat 1.8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.6g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 9.9mg 3%
Sodium 144.6mg 6%
Potassium 42.5mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 2.8g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 1.8g
Protein 0.9g 2%

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Recipe Description
This flavorful appetizer is a great addition to any buffet. You can trim last-minute prep time by making the sauce, cooking the asparagus, and refrigerating them in a serving dish the day before you're planning to serve them.
Prep time
10 min
Cook time
6 min
Ready In
16 min

Ingredients

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1/2 Cup(c)  plain yogurt
1/2 Cup(c)  light mayonnaise
2 Pound(lb)  fresh asparagus
1/8 Teaspoon(t)  freshly ground pepper
1/8 Teaspoon(t)  salt
1/4 Teaspoon(t)  dijon mustard
2 Teaspoon(t)  fresh orange juice
1 Teaspoon(t)  orange rind, grated
1 Tablespoon(T)  fresh chives, minced

Preparation

To make orange sauce combine all ingredients, less the asparagus. Cover sauce, and chill 1 hour.

Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus; remove scales with a vegetable peeler.

Fill a vegetable  steamer with 2 inches water, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Place asparagus, cut ends down, in steamer basket; place basket in steamer. Cover, and steam 6 to 7 minutes or just until asparagus spears are tender.

Plunge asparagus into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

Arrange asparagus spears on serving platter. Garnish with orange sauce, if desired, and serve with asparagus.

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