Vegetables and Salads

Asparagus in Lemon Garlic Dressing

Asparagus in Lemon Garlic Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat or low-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat buttermilk or skim milk
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 24 fresh asparagus spears, woody bases snapped off and discarded
  • Poppy seeds (optional)
  1. In a small bowl, combine garlic, buttermilk, sour cream and lemon peel. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Cook asparagus in boiling water for 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Drain. Rinse with cold water and drain again. Cover and chill until serving time. Toss asparagus with garlic mixture. Sprinkle lightly with poppy seeds, if desired.
  2. Total time: 15 mins


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