Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Thyme Dipping Sauce - PCOS Diva
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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Thyme Dipping Sauce

Who needs chips and dip when you have this PCOS-friendly appetizer handy! This is one of my favorite appetizer recipes to serve at holiday parties.   I roast the asparagus right before we leave for the party. The dish is decadent with the warm asparagus dipped in the cool dipping sauce. You can also use roasted green beans.

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Thyme Dipping Sauce

2 lbs. asparagus (pencil-thin are best)

Olive oil

Sea salt to taste

1-2 tsp. Reduced balsamic vinegar (I like to use Trader Joes Balsamic Glaze)

Trim ends on asparagus and place on baking sheet.  Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.  Roast at 425 until crisp-tender about 8-10 minutes.  Watch closely so you don’t overcook.  Drizzle with Balsamic Glaze.

Lemon Thyme Dipping Sauce

1/3 cup olive oil mayonnaise

1/3 cup Greek yogurt

1 tsp. lemon zest

1 T lemon juice

1 small clove garlic, minced

2 T shallots minced

1 T capers rinsed and drained

2 tsp. fresh thyme

Black pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients and chill for at least 1 hour.  Garnish dip with a sprig of thyme.  The asparagus is best served warm with the chilled dipping sauce.

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Amy MedlingAmy Medling, the best-selling author of Healing PCOS and certified health coach, specializes in working with women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), who are frustrated and have lost all hope when the only solution their doctors offer is to lose weight, take a pill, and live with their symptoms. In response, Amy founded PCOS Diva and developed a proven protocol of supplements, diet, and lifestyle programs that offer women tools to help them gain control of their PCOS and regain their fertility, femininity, health, and happiness.


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