Green and White Asparagus Salad

Total Time
20mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

Simple and elegant French-inspired salad recipe for spring entertaining. The cheese is optional. White asparagus can be difficult to locate, so go ahead and substitute an equal amount of standard green asparagus. *There's also a purple variety of asparagus which would work perfectly and look beautiful in this salad. From gourmettrading.net.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk the vinaigrette ingredients together and set aside.
  2. Three methods for preparing the asparagus-#1 (pan)grill.
  3. #2 Oven roast the asparagus for about 6-8 minutes at 400 degrees.
  4. Or, #3 in a pot of boiling salted water blanch the asparagus for 3-5 minutes until just tender. Immediately transfer to a cold water bath to stop the asparagus from cooking any further.
  5. Arrange the frisèe on a platter.
  6. Place the aspragus spears on top. Drizzle vinaigrette over the vegetables.
  7. If desired, garnish with Parmesan shavings.
  8. Servings are estimated.