Radish Asparagus Salad Recipe

Radish Asparagus Salad Recipe
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Radish Asparagus Salad Recipe

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“Lemon zest and mustard in the dressing add the perfect punch to crisp asparagus and crunchy radishes in this fresh spring salad. My family loves it!” Nancy Latulippe – Simcoe, ON
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 7 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • DRESSING:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a large saucepan, bring 6 cups water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
Transfer to a large bowl; add radishes and sesame seeds. Place dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Radish Asparagus Salad in Simple & Delicious May/June 2009, p33

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 73 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 28mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 7 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • DRESSING:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a large saucepan, bring 6 cups water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  2. Transfer to a large bowl; add radishes and sesame seeds. Place dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Radish Asparagus Salad in Simple & Delicious May/June 2009, p33

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