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Asparagus Dijon

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  Fresh asparagus spears 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Nonfat buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried whole tarragon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground white pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
Remove scales from spears with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired.
Arrange asparagus in a vegetable steamer over boiling water.
Cover and steam 7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Set aside, and keep warm.
Combine cornstarch and buttermilk in a small saucepan; stir well.
Cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; stir in mustard, lemon juice, tarragon, and white pepper.
Arrange asparagus on a serving platter.
Spoon sauce over asparagus.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 263 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.6%

Saturated Fat 0.13 g0.63%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1155.3 mg48.1%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.9%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 8 g15.9%

Vitamin A 66.1% Vitamin C 26.7%

Calcium 22.4% Iron 41.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Asparagus Dijon Recipe