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Roasted Asparagus with Chive Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Nothing says Spring like the arrival of fresh asparagus to your local market. Pair it with this tangy and healthy twist on traditional ranch dressing.

Yield: 4 servings

Preparation Time: 30 min; plus overnight refrigeration


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Nutrition Facts

Yield: 4 servings

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 149
Calories From Fat: 72
Total Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Sodium: 246mg
Total Carbohydrates: 13g
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Protein: 8g

Calcium: 20% Daily Value

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.


In a medium bowl, whisk together yogurt, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper and salt. Slowly pour in buttermilk, whisking constantly. Mix in chives.

For best results, make dressing ahead of time and let sit in refrigerator overnight.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F

Wash and break ends off of asparagus. On a baking sheet with a lip (like a jelly roll pan), place asparagus and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss until fully coated. Cook for 10-12 minutes (depending on size of stalks.) Let cool 5-10 minutes before serving.

For each serving, divide asparagus into six shallow bowls and pour 1/3 cup dressing on top. (Note: there may seem to be a lot of dressing, but asparagus will absorb some of the liquid.)

Image and Recipe Courtesy of Midwest Dairy Association

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