Asparagus with Maple-Mustard Sauce

With just four ingredients, this special side is done in 10 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
lb asparagus
2
tablespoons real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

  • 1 Snap off tough ends of asparagus spears. In 12-inch skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add asparagus. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix maple syrup, mustard and oil. Drizzle over asparagus.

Expert Tips

Honey can be used instead of the maple syrup.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.