Asparagus Spears with Citrus-Ginger Dip
This dip can also be made with the reduced fat versions of mayonnaise and sour cream. Have additional vegetables to go along side the asparagus.
Recipe Ingredients:2 pounds asparagus
3/4 cup mayonnaise
3/4 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger root
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
- Snap tough ends off asparagus. Peel stalks, if desired.
- In large skillet, bring about 1-inch of water to boiling. Add asparagus and simmer, uncovered, until barely tender, about 4 to 5 minutes.
- Drain and dunk in ice water until cold; drain, cover and chill until serving.
- Meanwhile, combine well all remaining ingredients in medium bowl. Transfer to serving bowl, serve with asparagus spears or cover and chill until serving.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 120 calories Protein 5 grams Fat 6 grams Sodium 125 milligrams Cholesterol 15 milligrams
Recipe provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.