10 Reviews

OUTSTANDING!! I roasted the asparagus w/a little olive oil and sea salt (3-5 minutes, depending on size of stalks), then followed the recipe. Wonderful fresh taste. This is a keeper as long as the local asparagus is available.

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pmorgan5 May 22, 2011

I have made this a few times and LOVE it! I steam my asparagus a few minutes then cool it down in cold water so it stays nice and green. I also have added some fiddleheads to it..mmmm

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SwampBlowUp June 13, 2009

This is VERY good! I wanted something a little different than the usual roasted or sauteed asparagus and this was perfect. The flavors were bold, and perfect together, and the dish was simple to prepare. I halved the recipe and made for just two people for 3pts a piece! Not bad at all!

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CulinaryExplorer June 14, 2010

This was wonderful. I steamed the asparagus only about 3 minutes, leaving it a bit crunchy. The combination of ingredients is fantastic, and was the perfect side to lemon/garlic chicken and artichoke ravioli w/ vodka sauce. This goes into my "winner" file!

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smileys December 16, 2009

Took this to a small dinner party and received rave reviews! As others suggested, I steamed the asparagus for 5 mins, but 2 would be even better. I also added the dressing and parmesan just before serving. Will definitely make again!

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Texas Wine Girl March 24, 2009

This is a party in your mouth! Had no mushrooms or basil. Instead of cutting in pieces, I left as spears, blanched 2 min as others suggested, put on serving plate & chilled. At serving time just topped w/ vinaigrette and parmesan. It was gone. Thank you so much.

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hixonm March 09, 2009

This is a nice refreshing salad. I steamed the asparagus for 5 min. but next time I'll only do it for 2 minutes.

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sperlingclan July 26, 2007

This was a wonderful salad. I changed it a bit, cause I only had bottled balsamic/basil dressing (I added mustard), added cherry tomatoes and blanched the asparagus, cause I just don't like it raw. But the mushrooms were great, and the dressing was really nice. This is also good for breakfast, as a side with eggs.

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zelizabeth February 21, 2006

This blew me away! So so tasty! Best the day it's made. I loved it.

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Jajaja August 30, 2005

I served this minus the parmesan since I already had another dish containing cheese on the menu. It was a big hit with my family. Can't wait to try the great basil dressing on other veggies.

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echo echo March 05, 2005
Fresh Balsamic Asparagus Salad