Asparagus with Lemon-Mustard Dressing Recipe is an easy-to-make asparagus dish with a delicious mustard-lemon sauce. This Asparagus with Lemon-Mustard Dressing Recipe may be served either as an appetizer or a side dish. My guests raved and asked for this recipe.
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- 12 fresh asparagus spears, washed and trimmed
- 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon sweet brown mustard
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice, fresh-squeezed
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated, divided
In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard and lemon juice; blend well. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel; set aside.
Divide asparagus between 2 individual serving plates. Spoon 2 tablespoons dressing over top of each serving; sprinkle each with 1/4 teaspoon lemon peel.
Garnish with carrot strips and edible flowers, such as pansies, violets or nasturtiums, if desired.
Makes 2 servings.
Categories:Asparagus Side Dishes Vegetable Appetizers