su – Asparagus Summer Salad
Photo: Peden & Munk; Styling: Amy Wilson

 

Total Time 20 mins
AuthorSara Morris, Laguna Beach, CA,

This colorful summer salad features fresh asparagus tossed with a light homemade dressing, fresh herbs, red onion, pine nuts, and feta cheese.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Drop asparagus into a large pot of boiling water and cook until bright green and slightly softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Drain asparagus and rinse with very cold water until cool.

Step 2
2

In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, mustard, oil, and herbs. Add asparagus, onion, pine nuts, feta, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Step 4

Ingredients

 2 pounds thick asparagus, cut into 2-in. pieces on the diagonal
 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
 3 tablespoons olive oil
 1/4 cup each chopped fresh basil, chives, and cilantro
 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
 3/4 cup toasted pine nuts
 1/2 cup crumbled feta
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Step 1
1

Drop asparagus into a large pot of boiling water and cook until bright green and slightly softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Drain asparagus and rinse with very cold water until cool.

Step 2
2

In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, mustard, oil, and herbs. Add asparagus, onion, pine nuts, feta, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Step 4
Asparagus Summer Salad