Asparagus with Dill Sauce Recipe
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Asparagus with Dill Sauce Recipe

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This tasty side is the perfect compliment to most any entree and takes mere moments to prepare. Prepare to have your mouth watering! Sandy Miller - Wixom, MI
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1/4 pound asparagus with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 76 calories, 5 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. Place asparagus in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Microwave on high for 30-60 seconds or until heated through. Serve with asparagus. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus with Dill Sauce in Simple & Delicious May/June 2009, p24

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Reviewed Aug. 1, 2013

"Easy to prepare and dressed up asparagus nicely. Would also serve sauce over new/baby potatoes."

Reviewed May. 14, 2009

"Easy breezy to prepare and great flavor to dress up asparagus."

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