Shaved Asparagus Salad with Parmesan and Lemon Dressing

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Shaved Asparagus Salad with Parmesan and Lemon Dressing
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. 

Ready in
10 m
4
Servings
443
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
1 pound of salad

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. 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
44g
68%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Protein
8g
16%
Carbs
7g
2%
Vitamin A
73µg
8%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
2.8%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
6.5%
Vitamin C
14mg
23%
Vitamin E
7mg
36%
Vitamin K
73µg
91%
Calcium
202mg
20%
Fiber
3g
12%
Folate (food)
62µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
62µg
15%
Iron
3mg
16%
Magnesium
25mg
6%
Monounsaturated
31g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
161mg
23%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
275mg
8%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
12.4%
Sodium
435mg
18%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
11.6%
Zinc
1mg
7%

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