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.
Servings: 4 as side
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