Asparagus with Creamy Dill Sauce
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
- 3 ounces cream cheese
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 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.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 107 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 288mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
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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!
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.