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Asparagus with Creamy Dill Sauce Recipe

Asparagus with Creamy Dill Sauce Recipe

Nothing says "spring" like a fresh crop of young asparagus. And this recipe superbly ushers in this wonderful season. The delicate cheese sauce and assorted seasonings nicely complement the tender stalks without being overwhelming.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, bring water and salt to a boil; add the asparagus. Cover and cook over medium heat until crisp-tender, about 6-8 minutes; drain. Transfer to a serving platter and keep warm. In the same skillet over low heat, stir cream cheese and milk until smooth. Stir in dill, garlic salt and pepper. Pour over asparagus. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 107 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 288mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein

Reviews for Asparagus with Creamy Dill Sauce

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

"This sauce was amazing! We LOVED it! The funny thing is we actually had it with our salmon as well as the asparagus. The only thing I wish I would've done was make more! Great recipe!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2010

"The cream cheese and dill bring out the taste of the asparagus quite nicely, its an easy dish, with this recipe i am now very much a fan of not so liked dreaded asparagus...Its very nice i will definately make this again."

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