Recipe Summary

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Yield: 6 servings

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  • low in fat
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Asparagus with Saffron-Garlic Mayonnaise

This recipe serves:  6
2 pounds asparagus, woody stems removed
1/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
2 cloves garlic, minced
Cooking Instructions
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the asparagus and cook until it is crisp-tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and rinse the asparagus under cold water. Place the asparagus on a serving platter and set aside.

2. In a small heatproof bowl, heat the 1/4 cup of water in the microwave for about 20 seconds until it is steaming. Add the saffron threads and set aside.

3. In a separate bowl, combine the mayonnaise and garlic. Stir in the saffron and water.

4. Drizzle the mayonnaise over the asparagus and serve.

Serving Size: about 7 spears with mayonnaise

Nutritional Information

Number of Servings: 6

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 50
  • Carbohydrate
  • 10 g
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 0 g
  • Sodium
  • 143 mg