Creamy Citrus-Chive Asparagus - Rachael Ray In Season

Creamy Citrus-Chive Asparagus

Creamy Citrus-Chive Asparagus
  • Prep Time
  • 6Servings


  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) Philadelphia® Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Spread
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest


Place asparagus in microwaveable casserole. Add water; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 5 min. or until asparagus is crisp-tender.

Meanwhile, heat broth in small saucepan. Add cream cheese spread; cook until cream cheese is melted and sauce is slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Stir in zest.

Drain asparagus; top with sauce.