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  • 8 plump asparagus spears (about 8 ounces), or 24 thin spears
  • 3 tablespoons low-fat sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 4 ounces smoked salmon (cut into 8 pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon capers (rinsed and drained)

Salmon-Wrapped Asparagus with Lemon Cream

Laurie Gauguin | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 4 people
  • Calories per serving: 133

This salmon dish is a tasty, colorful accompaniment to cooked eggs and any brunch buffet.

Staff Favorite, Gluten Free

  1. Chop off tough ends of asparagus spears; discard. Steam asparagus for 3–5 minutes, until crisp-tender. Cool on a towel-lined baking sheet.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together sour cream, lemon zest, lemon juice, and salt. Pour half the sauce in a line across the middle of a serving platter large enough to fit asparagus spears snugly. Reserve remaining sauce.
  3. Wrap a piece of salmon around middle of each asparagus spear. Arrange spears side-by-side on serving plate, perpendicular to sauce. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Spoon remaining sauce over asparagus. Sprinkle with capers and freshly ground black pepper to taste

PER SERVING: 133 cal, 5g fat (2g mono, 1g poly, 2g sat), 47mg chol, 19g protein, 4g carb, 1g fiber, 123mg sodium



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