Cherry Tomato and Asparagus Salad
Cherry tomatoes and asparagus combine in this salad to make the perfect summer supper
Photo: Jennifer Martiné; Styling: Randy Mon
1 pound asparagus, trimmed and halved
6 cups halved cherry, grape, and pear tomatoes in varied colors
1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
1 ripe avocado, cut into cubes
1 cup sliced basil leaves
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Boil asparagus in a large pot of salted water for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
Mix asparagus with remaining ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well to coat evenly with dressing.
Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 213Calories from Fat 72
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 17g27%
- Saturated Fat 4.1g21%
- Cholesterol 8.3mg3%
- Sodium 347mg15%
- Total Carbohydrate 13g5%
- Dietary Fiber 5.9g24%
- Protein 5.9g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.