Shaved Asparagus Salad with Parmesan and Lemon Dressing

Shaved Asparagus Salad with Parmesan and Lemon Dressing
Staff Writer
Shaved Asparagus Salad with Parmesan and Lemon Dressing
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This simple spring salad is the perfect accompaniment to grilled steak, chicken, or fish. Raw, shaved asparagus is surprisingly flavorful and aesthetically pleasing. Simply toss the vibrant, green ribbons with grated Parmesan and bright lemon dressing and enjoy it all season long. 

4
Servings
458
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound asparagus, rinsed and dried
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 3/4 Cups extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

Carefully shave the asparagus into long, thin ribbons lengthwise using a vegetable peeler — add the ribbons to a large bowl. Toss the asparagus with the Parmesan cheese. Whisk together the remaining dressing ingredients in a separate bowl and toss with the asparagus and cheese. Serve immediately. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
43g
61%
Saturated Fat
36g
100%
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
16g
12%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
74µg
11%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
296mg
30%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Fluoride, F
1µg
0%
Folate, total
6µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
21mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
201mg
29%
Selenium, Se
4µg
7%
Sodium, Na
398mg
27%
Water
115g
4%
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.