Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce (TNT)

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Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce (TNT)

Post by pstarkoski on Wed Jan 07, 2009 4:30 am

Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce
From EatingWell Magazine April/May 2006

Low Calorie | Low Carb | Low Sodium | Low Cholesterol | Low Sat Fat |
Heart Healthy
This sauce is like a luscious, creamy bearnaise sauce without all the
calories and fat.
Makes 4 servings
ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes
EASE OF PREPARATION: Easy

2 bunches asparagus, tough ends trimmed
1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
6 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
4 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
1. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan. Put asparagus in
a steamer basket, cover and steam until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, whisk yogurt, mayonnaise, tarragon, lemon juice, water,
mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Drizzle the sauce over the
asparagus. Serve warm or cold.

NUTRITION INFORMATION: Per serving: 114 calories; 7 g fat (1 g sat, 2 g
mono); 8 mg cholesterol; 10 g carbohydrate; 4 g protein; 2 g fiber; 350
mg sodium; 336 mg potassium.
Nutrition bonus: Folate (42% daily value), Vitamin A (25% dv).
1/2 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchange: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

MAKE AHEAD TIP: To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate the sauce for up to
3 days.

Recipe source: A_L_I_ACookingCorner yahoo group, submitted by angelkisses

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