Asparagus with Garlic Mayonnaise
This is an easy, melt-in-your-mouth sidedish.
Ingredient Set Name:
1 cup soy mayonnaise
½ cup chopped fresh herbs, such as basil, tarragon or chervil
1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
2 small cloves garlic, minced
¼ tsp. salt
⅛ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 to 1 ½ lbs. asparagus, tough ends trimmed
- Garlic mayonnaise: In medium bowl, mix all ingredients. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour or up to 2 days. Whisk well before serving.
- Steam asparagus until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Drain, arrange asparagus on plates and serve hot with spoonful of garlic mayonnaise.
- Alternatively, serve asparagus cold. After cooking, drain asparagus, rinse with cold water until cool, then drain again. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
4 to 6 servings