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Asparagus Spears with Citrus-Ginger Dip

No recipe image available.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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Snap tough ends off asparagus. Peel stalks, if desired.
  2. In large skillet, bring about 1-inch of water to boiling. Add asparagus and simmer, uncovered, until barely tender, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Drain and dunk in ice water until cold; drain, cover and chill until serving.
  4. 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®.