John's Raspberry Asparagus


Steamed asparagus with a lowfat raspberry sauce for a quick and easy side dish. Compliments almost any beef, chicken or seafood meal.

Prep Time:
3 mins
Cook Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed

  • 1 (8 ounce) container low-fat raspberry yogurt

  • ½ lemon, juiced


  1. Place the asparagus in a steamer basket, and set over about 1 inch of boiling water. Cover, and steam for 5 to 8 minutes, or until tender and bright green.

  2. In a small saucepan, stir together the yogurt and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until warmed.

  3. Place steamed asparagus onto serving plates, and spoon the sauce over, or serve sauce separately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

85 Calories
1g Fat
18g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 85
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 43mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 18mg 89%
Calcium 111mg 9%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 346mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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