Asparagus Crudités with Creamy Romesco Dip

Appetizers ready in 15 minutes! Serve asparagus with creamy dip featuring almonds, mayonnaise and chili sauce. Perfect if you love French cuisine.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
teaspoon salt
1
lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
1/4
cup toasted slivered almonds, finely chopped
1/4
cup mayonnaise
3
tablespoons whipping cream
2
tablespoons chili sauce
Dash hot pepper sauce
2
teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 In large skillet, bring 3/4 inch of water with salt to a boil. Add asparagus. Cover; cook 2 minutes. Remove asparagus from water; immediately plunge into ice water until cold. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine almonds, mayonnaise, cream, chili sauce and hot pepper sauce; mix well.
  • 3 Arrange asparagus on serving platter. Spoon dip into small serving bowl; sprinkle with parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    370mg
    370%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    4g
    4%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Vegetable; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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