Asparagus with Dijon Sauce

Robyn Bruce


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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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 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

How to Make Asparagus with Dijon Sauce


  1. Snap off and discard the woody bases of the fresh asparagus.
  2. Cook fresh asparagus, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  3. Transfer to a serving platter. Keep warm.
  4. For 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.
  5. Stir in mustard and white pepper.
  6. Spoon sauce over the asparagus. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  7. Serve with a little sprinkled snipped parsley on top and a few lemon wedges for garnish. Pretty!!

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About Asparagus with Dijon Sauce

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

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