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.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 15 min 15 min

Directions

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 Instruction

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.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 114
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Potassium: 336mg
  • Sodium: 350mg
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2