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Strawberry Asparagus Salad Recipe

"This is my family's favorite springtime salad," relates Judi Francus of Morristown, New Jersey. "The dressing is so light and refreshing, and the vivid combination of red berries and green asparagus is a real eye-catcher."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups cut fresh asparagus (1-inch pieces)
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, oil and honey; mix well. Cook asparagus in a small amount of water until crisp-tender, about 3-4 minutes; drain and cool. Arrange asparagus and strawberries on individual plates; drizzle with dressing. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 68 calories, 1 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 9 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 4 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.