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Asparagus Salad with Grilled Salmon

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

This salad’s a little sweet, a little savory and very refreshing. Healthy asparagus boasts anti-inflammatory nutrients and vitamins A, B and C. It’s fabulous grilled; you’ll want to fix this again! —Jenne Delkus, Des Peres, Missouri
Asparagus Salad with Grilled Salmon Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh dill
  • 4 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 4 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 hard-boiled large egg, cut into eight wedges
  • Coarsely ground pepper

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the syrup, mustard, oil and dill; set aside.
  2. Place salmon skin side down on grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a shallow bowl, drizzle asparagus with 1 tablespoon dressing; toss to coat. Arrange asparagus on a grilling grid; place on the grill rack with salmon. Spoon 1 tablespoon dressing over salmon.
  3. Grill salmon and asparagus, covered, for 4-6 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork and asparagus is crisp-tender, turning asparagus once.
  4. Divide salad greens among four plates and sprinkle with carrots. Remove skin from salmon. Arrange the egg wedges, asparagus and salmon over salads. Drizzle with remaining dressing; sprinkle with pepper.
Grill Wok
Editor's Note: If you do not have a grill wok or basket, use a disposable foil pan. Poke holes in the bottom of the pan with a meat fork to allow liquid to drain.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 336 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 110mg cholesterol, 294mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 3g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1 fat.

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