Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce

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Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce

Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce

This sauce is like a luscious, creamy bearnaise sauce without all the calories and fat.

Serves 4

Prep Time 15 min

Total Time 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 6 tablespoon 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

Cooking Directions

Step 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.

Step 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.


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