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White Bean Béchamel over Asparagus

4
0
0
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
13 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
3 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Our versatile white bean sauce can be used as a topping for your favourite vegetables, grilled meats or seafood. Just change up the herbs to meet your tastes.

Ingredients

Canned white beans

15 oz, reserve 1/2 cup of bean liquid

Silken tofu

4 oz, or 1/2 cup

Uncooked onion(s)

1 small, halved

Ground nutmeg

tsp, or to taste

Table salt

tsp, or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, or to taste

Uncooked asparagus

1½ pound(s), spears, steamed

Instructions

  1. Combine beans, reserved liquid, tofu and half onion in container of a blender or food processor; blend until smooth, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Spoon sauce into a small sauce pan and heat over medium heat for 3 minutes. Stir in nutmeg and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Place asparagus on a serving platter and top with sauce. Yields 1/4 of asparagus and about 1/2 cup of sauce per serving.