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Snappy Asparagus Dip

 Snappy Asparagus Dip
Need a lighter appetizer that comes together in a snap? You have it right here. This creamy asparagus dip goes great with chips or fresh vegetables. —Debra Johnson, Bonney Lake, Washington
16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • Dash lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Dash cayenne pepper


  • In a large saucepan, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus;
  • cover and boil for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and
  • cool.
  • In a food processor, puree asparagus until smooth. Stir in the
  • remaining ingredients. Chill. Serve with fresh vegetables and/or
  • tortilla chips. Yield: 2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 34 calories, 2 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 44 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.