Asparagus with a Zesty Dijon Sauce

Asparagus with a Zesty Dijon Sauce
Yield: Serves about 4
Ingredients:
12 ounces asparagus, stalky bottoms trimmed (look for medium-thickness spears)
 ½ lemon
 Salt
avo oil
 1 shallot, finely minced

Zesty Dijon Dressing (recipe below)
2 tablespoons slices almonds, for garnish

Cook the asparagus in a skillet with 2 T water- medium click low minimum moisture method.

-Place a large pan over medium-high heat, and drizzle in about 1 tablespoon of the oil; once hot, add in the shallot, and saute for about 30 seconds to 1 minute, then add in the Zesty Dijon Dressing to warm through; add in the asparagus and toss to coat in the warm dressing; add a pinch of salt/pepper, if needed.

-Serve with the sliced almonds sprinkled over top.
Zesty Dijon Sauce Ingredients:
¼ cup mayonnaise
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
 1 teaspoon maple syrup
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon, plus a pinch, salt
 Pinch black pepper
 Juice of 1 lemon

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