Steamed Asparagus with Tarragon Mayonnaise

Steamed Asparagus with Tarragon Mayonnaise

High-class asparagus gets a drizzling of low-fat, cholesterol-free mayonnaise.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
cup mashed soft tofu (8 oz)
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons finely chopped shallot (1 large)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon leaves or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1
lb fresh asparagus spears
  1. To make mayonnaise, in blender or food processor, place tofu, lemon juice, mustard, salt, shallot and garlic. Cover and blend on medium speed until smooth. With blender on, add oil by drops. Place in glass or plastic container; stir in tarragon. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or until chilled.
  2. Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water in saucepan or skillet (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place asparagus in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Serve with mayonnaise.
Makes 6 servings
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Did You Know?
Known in China as “the meat without bones,” tofu is a top-notch protein source. It’s made from soy milk mixed with a curdling agent. The resulting soybean curd is enjoying increased popularity as the many health benefits of soy are discovered.
Planned-Overs
Add leftover tofu to scrambled eggs or egg salads for a cholesterol-free protein boost.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 25 ),
  • Total Fat 3 g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 260 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 4 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.