Asparagus Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Asparagus Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Change it up from your usual steamed or grilled veggies. Try this asparagus salad with a tangy yet sweet dressing.

Ingredients

Salad
1 bunch of asparagus, sliced
1/2 small red onion, very thinly sliced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup sliced almonds

Dressing
1/2 cup lime juice
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

Directions

1. In a large bowl, toss the salad ingredients together.

2. In a small bowl add the dressing ingredients except the oil and whisk. Continue whisking while slowly adding the oil, until well combined. Toss with the salad and serve.

Asparagus Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Asparagus Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.