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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
Our rich shallot-mustard sauce gives steamed asparagus delicious flavor. Make extra sauce as a dip for fresh vegetables.

Ingredients

vegetable oil

2 tsp

uncooked shallot(s)

2 small, minced

all-purpose flour

1 Tbsp

fat free evaporated milk

½ cup(s)

fat free chicken broth

½ cup(s)

mustard

2 tsp, coarse-grain

table salt

tsp, 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, stirring occasionally, 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 asparagus among 4 plates and top each with about 5 tablespoons of sauce.

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