Aspargus with Low-Fat Bernaise Sauce


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 91.1
  • Total Fat: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.1 mg
  • Sodium: 452.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 5.7 g

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Introduction

While Bernaise sauce is usually high in fat, this version skips the egg yolks and butter, but offers the perfect flavor to complement fresh asparagus. While Bernaise sauce is usually high in fat, this version skips the egg yolks and butter, but offers the perfect flavor to complement fresh asparagus.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 bunches (about 40 stalks) fresh asparagus
    1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
    6 Tbsp fat-free whipped salad dressing spread
    4 tsp chopped tarragon
    1 Tbsp lemon juice
    1/4 cup vegetable broth
    2 tbsp Dijon mustard
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Steam asparagus until tender-crisp, approximately 6-10 minutes.

Meanwhile, mix yogurt, salad dressing, tarragon, lemon juice, broth and mustard in a sauce pan. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Heat (do not boil) mixture on medium heat for 5 minutes or until warm.

Drizzle sauce over steamed asparagus and serve.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KCLARK1.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very good and yummy o - 3/11/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love Asparagus with Bernaise Sauce but never make it because of how fattening it is. I will definitely make this over and over. - 3/14/07

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  • looks interesting but the sodium looks high - 2/26/14

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  • Very Good
    Very yummy. I didn't have any tarragon so I used thyme instead. Turned out very good!! - 12/27/12

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  • O.K.
    Eh...it was just okay for us. - 12/25/11

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