Asparagus and Crab Meat Salad

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Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

From Bon Appetit, April, 1991.

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  1. Whisk mayonnaise, lemon juice, tomato paste, shallot, Dijon mustard and pepper in medium bowl.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. (Can be.
  3. prepared 3 days ahead.)
  4. Cook asparagus in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp tender, about 4 minutes.
  5. Transfer to bowl of ice water and cool.
  6. Drain and pat dry.
  7. Mix crab meat into mayonnaise.
  8. Season to taste with salt.
  9. Arrange 1 lettuce leaf on each plate.
  10. Top with asparagus.
  11. Spoon crab meat mayonnaise over and serve.