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Asparagus with Shallot-Mustard Cream

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
24 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Go beyond the basic steamed asparagus spears with our rich shallot-and-mustard sauce.

Ingredients

Vegetable oil

2 tsp(s)

Uncooked shallot(s)

2 small, minced

All-purpose flour

1 tbsp(s)

Fat free evaporated milk

½ cup(s)

Fat free chicken broth

½ cup(s)

Mustard

2 tsp(s), coarse-grain

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Uncooked asparagus

1½ pound(s), trimmed

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan over low heat. Add shallots and cook until softened, about 6 minutes; stir in flour.
  2. Very gradually whisk in milk and broth; bring to a simmer and let cook 1 minute. Whisk in mustard and season with salt; cover and keep warm.
  3. Steam asparagus until tender, about 3 to 4 minutes. Divide among 4 plates and top each with about 5 tablespoons of sauce.