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Asparagus And Pear Salad

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(Photo Credit: CBS)

(Photo Credit: CBS)

This asparagus and pear salad by Elise the Diva Chef is the perfect spring side dish to add to any meal this season!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 large pear, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds toasted
  • 2 Tbsp of Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp of honey
  • 1 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

In a large skillet, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry; cut into 1/2-in. pieces and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine pear and lemon juice. Add the onions, walnuts and reserved asparagus; drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

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