Asparagus with Bechamel Sauce
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Our low-fat cream sauce is packed with protein and fiber from beans and tofu. It's delicious over vegetables, grilled meats or seafood.
canned white beans15 oz, drained, 1/2 cup of bean liquid reserved
silken tofu4 oz, about 1/2 cup
uncooked onion(s)1 small, halved
ground nutmeg⅛ tsp, or to taste
table salt⅛ tsp, or to taste
black pepper⅛ tsp, or to taste
uncooked asparagus1 ½ pound(s), spears, steamed
- In a blender or food processor, combine beans, reserved bean liquid, tofu and onion; blend until smooth.
- Spoon sauce into a small sauce pan and set over medium heat; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Stir in nutmeg; season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Place asparagus on a serving platter and top with sauce. Yields 1/4 of asparagus and about 1/2 cup of sauce per serving.