Poached Asparagus Salad With Hazelnut Dressing, Roasted Hazelnut, and Green Apple

Try this Poached Asparagus Salad With Hazelnut Dressing recipe
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Try this wonderful spring recipe from Clement at The Peninsula Hotel.

1
Servings
822
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • bundle of green asparagus
  • bundle of purple asparagus
  • green apples, divided
  • gelatin sheets
  • 1.5  Ounces  olive oil
  • 1  Ounce  hazelnut oil
  • 0.7  Ounce  sherry vinegar
  • 1  Teaspoon  Dijon mustard
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1  Ounce  roasted hazelnuts
  • 1  Ounce  mixed baby greens

Directions

Cut the tough bottoms of the asparagus off. Boil the asparagus in salted water until tender and then shock it in ice water to stop the cooking process and preserve the color.

Dry the asparagus on paper towels.

Juice 5 green apples. Heat a quarter of the apple juice in a saucepan and add it into it the soften gelatin (place gelatin in ice water for 10 minutes until soft). Then combine all the juice together, check the seasoning, cool down, and then keep the mixture in the fridge for at least 3 hours.

In a blender mix the oil, vinegar, mustard, and salt and pepper until emulsified.

On the plate: Place the asparagus and mixed baby greens on the plate, add the apple gelatin cut in small 1-inch cubes, place some hazelnuts around, add thin slices of the remaining green apple and finish with a drizzle of hazelnut dressing. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
88g
100%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Carbohydrate, by difference
9g
7%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
4µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
33µg
37%
Calcium, Ca
40mg
4%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
26µg
7%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
52mg
16%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
97mg
14%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
57mg
4%
Water
47g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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.