Learn how to make Asparagus with Creamy Dijon Sauce, one of Rita's recipes for proper glucose and blood pressure levels.

Asparagus with Creamy Dijon Sauce


  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 25 asparagus spears, ends trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons coarse-grain Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • ¼ teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
  • ½ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Place asparagus on large foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Coat asparagus evenly with cooking spray, roll back and forth to coat evenly. Roast for 12 minutes or until tender crisp.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk together remaining ingredients, except black pepper, in small saucepan. Place over medium heat 1-2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Do not bring to a boil.
  4. Remove from heat, place asparagus on serving platter, and spoon sauce down center. Top with black pepper. Makes 4 servings.