Honey Garlic Sauce for Asparagus

This honey garlic sauce for asparagus is a wonderful addition to an already tasty food.

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Asparagus With Honey Garlic Sauce

At the first signs of spring, snatch up some fresh aparagus and go with this Asparagus With Honey Garlic Sauce.

courtesy National Honey Board

After trying honey garlic sauce for asparagus you're likely not going to want asparagus any other way. 

Asparagus With Honey Garlic Sauce

1 pound fresh asparagus
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1/2 cup dark ale or dark beer
1/3 cup honey
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt

Add asparagus to boiling, salted water (about 1 inch deep) and cook, covered, for about 2 minutes, or until barely tender. Drain.

Combine remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over cooked asparagus. Yields 4 servings.

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