Asparagus With Herbed Dipping Sauce

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This flavourful dipping sauce is made with rich crème fraîche, but you can use sour cream instead, if desired.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus trimmed
  • 1/2 cup crème fraîche
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

In pot of boiling salted water, cook asparagus until tender-crisp, about 3 minutes; drain. Immediately chill in ice water; drain and pat dry.

Stir together crème fraîche, chives, mustard, lemon juice and pepper. Serve with asparagus. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate sauce and asparagus in separate airtight containers for up to 24 hours.)

Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 149 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 71.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 105 mg
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 30.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 15.0
  • Vitamin C 7.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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