Asparagus Topped with Creamy Tarragon Sauce

  • Active Time 15m
  • Total Time 15m

4 servings

This sauce is like a luscious, creamy bearnaise sauce without all the calories and fat.

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the sauce for up to 3 days.


  • 2 bunches asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 6 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste


Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan. Put the asparagus in a steamer basket, cover and steam until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes.

Meanwhile, whisk the yogurt, mayonnaise, tarragon, lemon juice, water, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Drizzle the sauce over the asparagus. Serve warm or cold.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 8963

nutrition information per serving

114 calories; 7g total fat; 1g total saturated fat; 8mg cholesterol; 350mg sodium; 10g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 4g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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