Asparagus Dip


1 pound fresh asparagus, gently steamed

1/3 cup finely chopped green onions including some green top

1 minced garlic clove

1/3 cup chopped Roma tomato

2 Tablespoon light mayonnaise

1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro

1/4 teaspoon chili powder

6 drops hot pepper sauce

Assorted raw veggies, crackers or baked tortilla chips


Place chilled cooked asparagus in blender or food processor with garlic – process until smooth. In another bowl, combine the tomato juice, salt, cilantro, chili powder and hot pepper sauce. Stir into asparagus mixture until well blended. Chill . Serve with veggies and chips.