You are here: Home » Recipes » Asparagus with Honey Garlic Sauce Asparagus with Honey Garlic Sauce Recipe by National Honey Board Yield 4 servings This quick and easy side of asparagus is great with chicken or pork. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 pound fresh asparagus1/2 cup Dijon mustard1/2 cup dark ale or dark beer1/3 cup honey1 -- garlic clove, minced1/2 teaspoon crushed dried thyme leaves1/2 teaspoon salt Instructions Add asparagus to boiling, salted water (about 1-inch) and cook, covered, about 2 minutes or until barely tender. Drain. Combine mustard, ale, honey, garlic, thyme and salt; mix well. Pour over cooked asparagus.