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Asparagus Salad with Strawberries and Basil

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Asparagus Strawberry and Basil Salad

Asparagus Salad with Strawberries and Basil

Jessica Braider
Enjoy this asparagus salad with strawberries and basil as a delicious springtime family dinner side dish or for a light lunch.
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bunch asparagus about 8 oz. cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup strawberries sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. pine nuts or use walnuts, lightly toasted
  • 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil thinly sliced
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp. thinly sliced red onion optional
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp. crumbled goat or feta cheese optional

Instructions
 

  • Steam the asparagus in the microwave in a covered dish or on the stovetop for 1 – 2 minutes until it is just tender-crisp and drain it.
  • Combine the asparagus in a serving bowl with the remaining ingredients. Season it with plenty of freshly ground black pepper.

Notes

Nutritional Information Per Serving, based on four servings (% based upon daily values)   Calories 50, Total Fat: 3g, 4.5%; Saturated Fat: 1g, 1.5%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 3mg, 0.5%; Total Carbohydrate: 6g, 2%; Dietary Fiber: 2g, 8.5%; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 2g
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Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, Company/Entertaining, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Make-Ahead, Picnic, Salads, Side Dish, Spring, Vegan, Vegetarian
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