Marinated Asparagus and Strawberry Salad

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 6 plates
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Quarter strawberries, mix with 2 TBS of agave nectar or honey and let macerate for 1/2 hour or until drawing juice.
  • Prepare asparagus by breaking off tough ends, cut on the bias into 2" pieces.
  • blanch in boiling lemon water, stems first, add tips after 2 minutes, blanch for one more minute, remove from heat and plunge into ice water to maintain color, do not overcook.
  • Prepare vinaigrette by whisking 2 TBS of water, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, honey and a TBS of the strawberry juice together, add asparagus and marinate for at least 1/2 hour.
  • Prepare 4 plates with salad greens,
  • put the marinated asparagus on the salad greens.
  • Top with the strawberries.
  • sprinkle with chopped nuts.
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