Asparagus with Citrus Ginger Dip

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Recipe for Asparagus with Citrus Ginger Dip. The zesty, creamy dressing makes this asparagus dish something special.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds asparagus
  • 3/4 cup fat-reduced mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon distilled vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Makes 8 Appetizer Servings
  2. Snap tough ends off asparagus. Peel stalks, if desired.
  3. In a large skillet, bring about 1-inch of water to boiling. Add asparagus and simmer, uncovered, until barely tender, about 4-5 minutes. Drain and dunk in ice water until cold; Drain, cover and chill until serving.
  4. Meanwhile, combine well all remaining ingredients in medium mixing bowl. Transfer to serving bowl, serve with asparagus spears or cover and chill until serving.
  5. Per Serving: 127 Cal 8g Fat 5g Protein 10g Carb 235mg Sodium 50mg Calcium
  6. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 Vegetable; 1-1/2 Fat

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