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Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce
Makes: 4 Servings | Source: Recipe adapted from Eating Well, Inc.


  • 2 bunches asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • ½ cup low-fat plain yogurt6 tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 4 tsp chopped fresh tarragon OR 1 tsp dried tarragon1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • Cover and refrigerate the sauce for up to 3 days.
  • Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan.
  • Put asparagus in a steamer basket, cover and steam until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes
  •  Meanwhile, whisk yogurt, mayonnaise, tarragon, lemon juice, water, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl
  •  Drizzle the sauce over the asparagus
  • Serve warm or cold.