4 cups (1 lb.) cut, trimmed, fresh asparagus or
4 cups (2 10-oz. pkgs.) frozen, cut asparagus
1 small garlic clove, minced
2 tsp. lime juice
1/4 cup canned, chopped green chilies
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cumin
2 Tbsp. finely chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped, seeded tomato
- Cook asparagus in small amount of water until tender. Drain well and cool thoroughly.
- In food processor or blender, process asparagus and next five ingredients until mixture is smooth, about 30 seconds. Scrape bowl frequently. Remove from food processor bowl and stir in onion and tomato.
- Chill thoroughly before serving with tortilla chips, cut vegetables, chicken, or seafood.
Yield: 2 Cups
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving, 2 Tablespoons, 10 calories, 1 g protein, 2 g carbohydrates, 0 g total fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium
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