Asparagus Salad

Total Time
1hr 20mins
1 hr 10 mins
10 mins

What is spring with out Asparagus? This salad is a great way to showcase one of spring's favorite vegetables.

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  1. Cook fresh asparagus spears in small amount of boiling water till crisp-tender, about 10 minutes. Drain, and rinse in cold water, and drain again.
  2. Combine the balsamic vinegar, sugar, and garlic in a small bowl.
  3. Place asparagus in shallow dish and pour vinegar mixture over it. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  4. Remove asparagus, reserving the liquid. On large plate layer baby greens, asparagus, green onions, egg whites, and parsley. Drizzle with reserved vinegar mixture.
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5 5

Delicious. I didn't have roasted pepper so used fresh and the crunch of it was nice. Since I had oatmeal for brekkie and plan a vegetarian dinner I figured that I could afford a whole egg, lol. I had to use baby spinach for the bed but it all came together beautifully and made a very enjoyable lunch.

5 5

I halved the recipe, and otherwise followed the recipe exactly. I loved the taste, but next time I will cut the asparagus in half and I'll also add some iceburg lettuce instead of just using baby greens. Loved the mix of flavors. I made this for Zaar 123 Tag.

5 5

Boy, did we all on the farm ever enjoy this salad! I picked (about 1 lb) of fresh asparagus yesterday morning, and followed the recipe exactly, except for making 1/2 recipe. I did add some salt & pepper to the end result & mixed this beautiful asparagus with some fresh lettuce leaves. I might even use the whole egg next time. This is a fabulous taste sensation for this wonderful, healthful vegetable. :) Made for Everyday is a Holiday! May 2009