Asparagus with Dijon Sauce

Robyn Bruce

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@Robyn1757

I just love, love, LOVE asparagus! This is a great recipe with a bit of a "gourmet" touch in the making of the sauce. It adds a world of flavor to the already awesome green crispy vegetable.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3/4 to 1 lb
fresh asparagus
1/2 c
milk (any octane)
2 tsp
corn starch
1 tsp
dijon mustard
dash(es)
white pepper
1 tsp
grated parmesan cheese

Step-By-Step

1Snap off and discard the woody bases of the fresh asparagus.
2Cook fresh asparagus, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
3Transfer to a serving platter. Keep warm.
4For the Sauce:

In a small saucepan, stir together milk and cornstarch. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
5Stir in mustard and white pepper.
6Spoon sauce over the asparagus. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
7Serve with a little sprinkled snipped parsley on top and a few lemon wedges for garnish. Pretty!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American