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6Ingredients
170Calories
15Minutes

This recipe for Avocado with Asparagus is a great meal option for hot summer days when you want to keep to eating light. Sauteed until tender in olive oil, the asparagus spears are served with a creamy yogurt and avocado sauce. Creamy and buttery, the avocado dip is the perfect refreshing complement to the sauteed asparagus spears. This recipe is vegetarian and gluten free. Be sure to use ripe, bright asparagus spears to ensure maximum flavor.

Ingredients

  • asparagus
  • plain yogurt
  • 1 avocado
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • olive oil
  • lemon zest

Directions

  1. Saute the asparagus in a skillet with a little olive oil and salt. Place onto a serving platter.
  2. Mash the avocado together with the yogurt until creamy. Season with salt and pepper. Place into serving dishes to accompany the asparagus and garnish with lemon zest.
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NutritionView more

170Calories
Sodium1%DV30mg
Fat22%DV14g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs3%DV9g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories170Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat14g22%
Saturated Fat3g15%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol5mg2%
Sodium30mg1%
Potassium380mg11%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate9g3%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Misty G. 26 May 2015
I find avocado and yogurt to be smooth, creamy and buttery. It pairs well with the asparagus and can either be dollopped on top or used for dipping. This is a good side dish for grilled and roasted meats or to enjoy with savory dinner crackers.