Asparagus in Mustard Sauce Recipe

Asparagus in Mustard Sauce Recipe

How To Make Asparagus in Mustard Sauce

This Vitamin A-rich side dish combines tender boiled asparagus with mustard sauce for a blend of sweet and slightly spicy flavors.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • lbsasparagus,(about 15 stalks)
  • ¾cupswater
  • 1tbspdijon-style mustard
  • 2tbspcanola oil
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • ½tspsalt


  1. Using a vegetable peeler, peel the bottom third of the asparagus stalks to remove the fibrous skin

  2. Cut the asparagus diagonally into 2 to 3-inch pieces. This should make 3 cups.

  3. Place the asparagus in a stainless steel saucepan, and add the water. Cover, bring to a boil, and boil for 3 minutes until the asparagus is just tender and most of the liquid has evaporated.

  4. Drain off any remaining water, and place the asparagus in a bowl. Add the mustard, oil, pepper, and salt, and mix well.

  5. Serve at room temperature.


  • Calories: 92.92kcal
  • Fat: 7.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.82g
  • Fiber: 3.17g
  • Sugar: 2.70g
  • Protein: 3.28g
  • Sodium: 338.28mg
  • Calcium: 38.62mg
  • Potassium: 294.21mg
  • Iron: 3.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 54.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.95mg
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