dish
Asparagus with Saffron-Garlic Mayonnaise

6
Serves
50
Calories
9
Nutrients
13
Vitamins

Ingredients

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

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 6
Calories
50
Protein
4 g
Total Carbohydrate
10 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Soluble Fiber
0 g
Insoluble Fiber
3 g
Sugar
4 g
Total Fat
0 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
0 g
Percent Calories from Protein
25 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
70 %
Percent Calories from Fat
5 %
Vitamin A
882 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
2 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
Biotin
1 mcg
Vitamin C
20 mg
Vitamin D
0 IU
Folate
194 mcg
Vitamin E
5 IU
Vitamin K
61 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
0 mg
Calcium
34 mg
Iron
1 mg
Phosphorus
86 mg
Potassium
424 mg
Sodium
143 mg
Zinc
1 mg