Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce

Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce
Enjoy asparagus, a healthy spring vegetable with a sauce that is similar to a creamy Bearnaise without all of the calories and fat.

Ingredients:
Asparagus
  • 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, juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
Preparation:
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.

Makes: 4 servings

Per serving:

Calories 114
Total Fat 7 g
Sodium 350 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 4 g

Adapted from eatingwell.com