Asparagus with Tarragon Dipping Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 mins

Love Asparagus like I do? Try this appetizer recipe from Ladies Home Journal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 4 quarts of salted water to a boil in a large pot.
  2. Add the asparagus, return to a boil, and cook about 2 minutes or until just tender.
  3. Rinse and drain under cold running water.
  4. Pat asparagus dry with paper towels.
  5. For tarragon sauce, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, shallots, tarragon, lemon juice, salt, freshly ground pepper, and red pepper in a small bowl until well mixed.
  6. Arrange asparagus on a platter and serve with tarragon sauce.
  7. Makes 20 servings.
  8. Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare asparagus and sauce as directed above.
  9. Wrap and refrigerate asparagus and sauce for up to 24 hours.


Most Helpful

This was really good!! I like the taste of Tarragon. I steamed my asparagus instead of boiling it. I had it with meatloaf I had made. I think I will have the leftovers with a meatloaf sandwich for lunch.

AuntWoofieWoof February 24, 2008

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