Salads | June 26, 2018

Summer Asparagus Salad

A few years back some friends brought this tasty asparagus salad to a BBQ.  This salad was gone in 2 seconds flat. Everyone asked for the recipe, including me, and it has been a staple ever since.
summer asparagus salad on a white serving dish with a halved avocado

Perfect For A BBQ

This dish is PERFECT for summer evening dinners.  You will love this along with any sort of grilled meat.  We had this with steaks and corn on the cob the other night with my family.  My brother said that the only thing he would change about it was to have more of it in his belly!
asparagus salad ingredients on a cutting board

Asparagus – Bring On The Green

Green salads don’t require lettuce, they just require green!  And this is such a nice variation to your run o’ the mill green salad. So bring on those lovely green veggies like asparagus.
asparagus salad
Everything about this salad screams summer to me.  I love the fresh colors and flavors! There is nothing better than making a mouthwatering dish right after a visit to the farmer’s market!

Summer Asparagus Salad

5 from 2 votes
asparagus salad
Summer Asparagus Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
3 mins
Total Time
13 mins

Fresh asparagus, creamy avocado, juicy tomatoes, and salty feta come together for the perfect summer side dish.

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asparagus salad, summer salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 274 kcal
Author: Kadee
  • 1 LB asparagus trimmed and halved
  • 1 pint small tomatoes cherry, grape, hierlum, etc., halved
  • 2 avocados cubed
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 TBSP dijon mustard
  • 1 TBSP kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • juice from one lemon
  1. Boil a large pot of water. Meanwhile, trim your asparagus and slice in half. Half your tomatoes. Cube your avocados.
  2. Blanch your asparagus by boiling for 1-3 minutes until color is bright green.  Immediately transfer to an ice bath to stop cooking.

  3. Combine asparagus, tomatoes, avocados, and cheese.
  4. Prepare dressing in a small bowl by whisking oil, mustard, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Pour over the asparagus mixture and toss to combine. Chill in fridge until served.
Nutrition Facts
Summer Asparagus Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 1131mg49%
Potassium 515mg15%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1075IU22%
Vitamin C 16.3mg20%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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