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    Barb's Asparagus Salad

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    30 mins

    20 mins

    10 mins

    Barb Gertz's Note:

    We really enjoy this asparagus salad. Use the dressing of your choice. We really like the champane dressing. Cook time is for blanching the asparagus.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1/2 lb asparagus, cut on diagonal and blanched
    • 1 can mandarin orange
    • 1 cup red seedless grapes, cut in half
    • 1 -2 carrot, peeled and julienned
    • 1/2 cup celery, cut diagonal
    • 1/2 cup green onion, cut diagonal
    • 1/3 cup sliced almonds or 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
    • salt and pepper
    • salad dressing, use either spinach salad dressing or girard champagne dressing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wash asparagus and snap off ends.
    2. 2
      Cut on diagonal and blanche (add asparagus to boiling water and cook until tender while still maintaining a bright green color---then remove, drain and immediately immerse in a cold bath of ice water.) When all ingredients are prepared as instructed, toss asparagus, Mandarin oranges, grapes, carrots, celery, and green onions together with dressing.
    3. 3
      Season with salt and pepper to taste and top with toasted sliced or slivered almonds.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 02, 2007

      55

      Beautiful salad and what wonderful flavors!

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    • on November 01, 2003

      55

      Wonderful, gorgeous salad! Beautiful colors and a great combination of textures and flavors. Used a Dijon champagne vinaigrette dressing and loved the result.

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    Nutritional Facts for Barb's Asparagus Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (143 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 96.3
     
    Calories from Fat 37
    38%
    Total Fat 4.1 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 31.4 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 13.8 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    13%
    Sugars 8.5 g
    34%
    Protein 3.7 g
    7%

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