Asparagus Dip

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I like asparagus, and I make this quite often. It is similar to guacamole, but low fat. A great spring appetizer.

Asparagus Dip

Joan Donogh
Low fat dip made with pureed asparagus.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 1 bunch asparagus 1 pound
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash hot sauce optional
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt


  • Cook asparagus until very tender. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool. Pat dry. Chop into large pieces, and put in food processor.
  • Add tomato, onion, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt and hot sauce. Process until smooth. Add sour cream and whirl briefly to blend. Refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours before serving to let the flavours blend.
  • Serve with tortilla chips to dip.



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