Friday, April 1, 2011

Asparagus Salad

Asparagus Salad


1      - pound fresh asparagus spears
1/4   - lemon juice
2      - tablespoons honey
1      - tablespoon vegetable oil
8      - lettuce leaves


Step 1
- Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks, if desired. Arrange asparagus in a steamer basket; place over boiling water. Cover and steam for 8 minutes or until crisp-tender.

Step 2
- Plunge asparagus into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain and chill.

Step 3
- Combine lemon juice, honey, and oil in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Chill.

Step 4
- Arrange lettuce leaves on individual plates; top with asparagus, and drizzle with dressing.

Yield: 4 servings

Recipe By: Brenda H. Rohe
From: Charlotte, North Carolina
Book: Southern Living
Page: 111


  1. I love asparagus and this salad sounds lovely and fresh and light. I haven't tried honey dressing with asparagus before but more than willing to give it a whirl!

  2. I can't ever get enough of asparagus!



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