Green Salad With Asparagus and Lemon Vinaigrette

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Green Salad With Asparagus and Lemon Vinaigrette

















This green salad with asparagus has a great combination of flavors, perfect for spring. Paired with vinaigrette dressing it is light and refreshing. You can enjoy this salad with your favorite dressing, but I’ve included a recipe for lemon vinaigrette.

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Green Salad With Asparagus and Lemon Vinaigrette
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Green Salad With Asparagus and Lemon Vinaigrette
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Green Salad With Asparagus and Lemon Vinaigrette
Course: salads
Servings: 2
Calories: 571 kcal
Author: Lyubomira L
Ingredients
  • For the salad
  • 2 cups chopped Artisan lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 6 Kalamata olives
  • 6 (left over) cooked asparagus cut into 2 inch pieces (If you don't have left over asparagus, you can season them with salt, black pepper, olive oil and lemon juice and bake them in the oven on 400F for 5-7 minutes)
  • For the lemon vinaigrette dressing
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • pinch of black pepper
Instructions
  1. To prepare the dressing:
  2. You can use a blender-mixing all ingredients together on a low speed and drizzling the olive oil at the end.
  3. If you prefer not to use a blender-whisk all ingredients for the dressing in a bowl.
  4. Refrigerate dressing, while you are preparing the salad.
  5. To put the salad together:
  6. In a bowl (large plate) place lettuce, tomatoes, olives and feta cheese. Add asparagus on top. Pour the desired amount of dressing and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Green Salad With Asparagus and Lemon Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 571 Calories from Fat 540
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 60g 92%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 998mg 42%
Potassium 291mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 5g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 23%
Vitamin C 21.2%
Calcium 11.1%
Iron 4.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.