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

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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    


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