Lemony Asparagus Salad

Lemony Asparagus Salad
Contributor

Whole Foods Market

Delicious, raw asparagus feels extra fresh in this tart salad. The asparagus is shaved into thin ribbons. Serve immediately or let the salad marinate several hours to blend flavors.

6
Servings
43
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/3 Cup finely chopped shallots
  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 Teaspoon honey
  • 1 Pound asparagus
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

Directions

In a large bowl, whisk together shallots, lemon juice, mustard and honey. Trim root ends of asparagus and discard. Cut asparagus tips off spears and add to the bowl with shallot mixture. With a vegetable peeler, shave asparagus spears into thin ribbons, adding to shallot mixture as you go. 

Add mint and parsley, and toss salad until combined.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
1g
1%
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
3g
2%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
53µg
8%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
22mg
29%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
114µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
25mg
3%
Choline, total
17mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
84µg
21%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
15mg
5%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
68mg
10%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
431mg
29%
Water
95g
4%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Lemon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Lemon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.