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Summer asparagus salad on a white plate. Garnished with basil, fresh lemon, and feta cheese. A small bowl of dressing is to the side, as well as a white napkin.
Summer Asparagus Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
3 mins
Total Time
13 mins
 

Fresh asparagus, creamy avocado, salty feta, and bright tomatoes come together with a dijon vinaigrette for the ultimate summer salad.  Whip this Summer Asparagus Salad Recipe up in minutes for a healthy and colorful side dish.

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asparagus salad, summer salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 274 kcal
Author: Kadee
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  1. Start by slicing your tomatoes in half, dicing your avocado, and cutting asparagus into 1-2" pieces.
  2. Blanch asparagus by dropping it into boiling water and boiling for 1-2 minutes.  Drain.
  3. Immediately place asparagus into an ice bath to stop the cooking.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare your dressing by combining lemon juice, olive oil, dijon, and salt and pepper in a blender.
  5. Blend until smooth
  6. Toss blanches asparagus, avocado, tomatoes, and feta in a large bowl.  Dress with dijon vinaigrette.  Garnish with basil.
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.