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Blanched Asparagus and Feta Salad

Get an impressive dinner on the table quickly by making this asp salad it is filling yet oh so delicious, add some char-grilled chicken or salmon fillets and dinner is on the table in a flash. 
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Easy
Servings: 4 as side
Calories: 180kcal


For the salad…

  • 450 grams asparagus (2 small bunches)
  • 100 grams mixed salad leaves (4 cups)
  • 50 grams feta (crumbled) (⅓ cup)

For the vinaigrette…

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsps lemon juice


  • Wash and trim your asparagus then blanch for approximately 3 minutes until bright green then refresh under cold water.
  • Rinse your mixed leaves and either pat dry or spin in a salad spinner.
  • Put all your vinaigrette ingredients in a glass jar and shake until emulsified.
  • Place the mixed leaves, asparagus and feta in a large mixing bowl, pour over the dressing, season then toss until combined.
  • Arrange in a salad bowl and serve.


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 270mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1187IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 3mg