Asparagus with Honey Mustard

It’s amazing what a simple stir-together sauce can do to awaken the flavor of vegetables!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
pounds asparagus
1/4
cup honey
3
tablespoons Dijon mustard
3
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 Snap off tough ends of asparagus spears.
  • 2 Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in 12-inch skillet. Add asparagus. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 8 to 12 minutes or until stalk ends are crisp-tender; drain.
  • 3 Shake remaining ingredients in tightly covered container. Drizzle over asparagus.

Expert Tips

Measure oil before honey to “grease” your tablespoon. You’ll be sure to get every last drop of honey!

Remember this simple sauce. It also flavors carrots, broccoli and cauliflower.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
35 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 g
4 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190 mg
190 %;
Total Carbohydrate
22 g
22 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
3 g
3 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%;
Vitamin C
16%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.