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Salami Asparagus Salad Recipe

Salami Asparagus Salad Recipe

“I enjoy taking this dish to potlucks, as everyone 'oohs' and 'ahhs' about how colorful and delicious it is!" says Patricia Smith in Golden, Colorado. "We like it at home with French bread and brie for a light supper.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/4 pound hard salami, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  • 1. In a large skillet, bring 1 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and cook for 3 minutes or until tender. Drain and immediately place in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the asparagus, red pepper, onion, salami and feta cheese. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Pour over vegetable mixture and toss to coat.
  • 3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 380 calories, 29g fat (7g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 998mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein.

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valanddansmith User ID: 988113 158467
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2011

"So glad I finally got around to trying this recipe! It is just perfect! Love all the flavors - they go so well together! And it's pretty to look at as well... Thanks, S&D!"

HappyPappyCook User ID: 1101578 174047
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2011

"I got this recipe out of TOH Mag in 2008 and have made this over and over again. It is delicious! I never thought of using asparagus in a salad before, and I wouldn't change a thing. I usually make a double batch and take it for lunches. I do sometimes omit the onions. I can't wait for spring with the availability of fresh asparagus!"

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