Mom's Creamy Asparagus Spread

Mom's Creamy Asparagus Spread

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"This is an easy, delicious spread that adults and kids love. It's a staple at my family's parties, showers, and luncheons. Spread on white sandwich bread or party rolls (or serve with crackers or plain pita chips)."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 58 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 58 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 68 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mash asparagus in bowl; pour off any remaining liquid. Mix in the cream cheese, almonds, mayonnaise, and onion until thoroughly blended. Cover, and refrigerate until serving.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes
  • Use low fat mayonnaise and Neufchatel cream cheese to reduce fat and calories. Splurge on more expensive brands of canned asparagus to get more tips and fewer stems.

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Most helpful positive review

I decided to try this dip just as a prelude to the lasagna. It was really good. My cajun roots are prominent so I had to add a little bit of seasoning, just a pinch of red pepper, made it even...

Most helpful critical review

Sounded quite bland so I would use equal parts of cream cheese sour cream and mayo and I would also use a package of dry Knorr cream of leek soup and of course the Asparagus omit the onion I ma...

I decided to try this dip just as a prelude to the lasagna. It was really good. My cajun roots are prominent so I had to add a little bit of seasoning, just a pinch of red pepper, made it even...

This was really good. I had to use minced garlic in place of the onion. Very simple to make and delicious to taste.

I used FF cream cheese, organic almonds and low-fat mayonnaise. I also added 1 tsp. of Trader Joe's 21 Seasoning Salute. Off the charts yummy. I spread a few thin smears on cukes for me and spre...

I really like this but it would not be for everybody. It is bland. I added finely chopped red onion and 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder to it and felt this helped it.

Followed the recipe exactly except I couldn't find a can of just asparagus tips but that didn't seem to matter because the recipe was still a hit at my party.

cool everyone loved it even the kids

Sounded quite bland so I would use equal parts of cream cheese sour cream and mayo and I would also use a package of dry Knorr cream of leek soup and of course the Asparagus omit the onion I ma...

This was one of the few things I really craved when I was pregnant. It is sooo good! I made it with lots of red onion and fresh, steamed asparagus. I ate it on just about anything - crackers, ce...

For me this is a bit bland and 1 t of onion hardly seems worth the effort so I dumped in more. I wish I had added some fresh garlic. I'm going to have to spice mine up a bit. I'm also wondering ...