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Avocado and Asparagus Salad recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 3 minutes

Crispy and creamy, sweet and tangy, this salad will surprise you with its full flavor. Experiment with whatever fresh herbs you have on hand for a new treat each time.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds asparagus, thick ends removed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium avocados, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add asparagus and cook until bright green, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove, rinse under cold water, and drain.

  2. Combine asparagus, avocados, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a large bowl; toss gently to coat.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, parsley, cilantro, mint, vinegars, sugar, salt, and pepper. Pour over asparagus mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately or chill for 2 hours.

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Avocado and Asparagus Salad Review by Chpaull on April 2nd, 2012:

Just wonderful! Used tarragon because I didn't have any cilantro in the garden. Added sliced grape tomatoes. YUM! Will make over & over again.

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Published: July 12, 2010
Average rating of 5.00 stars based on 1 reviews.
Summary: Crispy and creamy, sweet and tangy, this salad will surprise you with its full flavor. Experiment with whatever fresh herbs you have on hand for a new treat each time.
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