Day 61: Asparagus with Creamy Mustard Dip

A last-minute dip for asparagus or other vegetablesEasy, simple, ingredients on hand - there's nothing better! ASPARAGUS with CREAMY MUSTARD DIP Active time: 5 minutes (dip only) Time to table: 5 minutes Makes 7 tablespoons 3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise (original recipe suggests non-fat) 2 tablespoons sour cream (original suggests non-fat) 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons dried tarragon 1 pound steamed asparagus (see ALANNA's TIPS) or other vegetables Stir together dip ingredients. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve. NUTRITION ESTIMATE Dip only, per tablespoon: 31 Cal (83% from Fat, 4% from Protein, 13% from Carb); 0 g Protein; 3 g Tot Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 1 g Carb; 0 g Fiber; 10 mg Calcium; 0 mg Iron; 104 mg Sodium; 4 mg Cholesterol Weight Watchers 1 point One tablespoon dip with 1/4 pound asparagus: 55 Cal (46% from Fat, 19% from Protein, 36% from Carb); 3 g Protein; 3 g Tot Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 5 g Carb; 3 g Fiber; 37 mg Calcium; 3 mg Iron; 107 mg Sodium; 4 mg Cholesterol, Weight Watchers 1 point ALANNA's TIPS
  • I love my new asparagus steamer, first introduced in Day 3 but also discovered a decent alternative on Day 7
SOURCE Weight Watchers 5 Ingredients 15 Minutes Cookbook (available at newsstands until June 21, the cover says)
Alanna Kellogg
Alanna Kellogg

A Veggie Venture is home of "veggie evangelist" Alanna Kellogg and the famous asparagus-to-zucchini Alphabet of Vegetables.