Springtime Asparagus Salad (#2379)

Serves
Ready
6
15
Minutes
Prep
Cook
15
Minutes
0
Minutes
Categories
Salads Side Low Fat Vegetarian Healthy
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Asparagus peeled
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup White Wine Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 large Garlic Cloves crushed
  • 1 Salt And Black Pepper ground
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 dash Red Hot Pepper Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup Parsley Leaves fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 3 tablespoons Pine Nuts toasted

Directions

  1. Steam the asparagus spears for 5 minutes.
  2. Drain well and place in a serving dish.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, dijon, garlic, salt, pepper, worcestershire, tabasco, onion, parsley, and parmesan.
  4. Stir in the pine nuts.
  5. Pour the vinaigrette over the asparagus.
  6. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator 6 to 8 hours or overnight.
  7. Serve chilled with the marinade spooned over the spears.
  8. If you purchase the pencil thin asparagus, it is not necessary to peel them, as they are generally quite tender.
  9. How to toast nuts spread nuts out on a cookie sheet and bake in a 350° f (180° c) f oven for 5 to 10 minutes until golden.
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