Asparagus Salad with Mustard-Soy Dressing

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Asparagus Salad with Mustard-Soy DressingRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Asparagus is tossed with an emulsified vinaigrette that's laced with soy sauce. Soy and ground mustard are a common combination in Japan, resulting in a unique wasabi-like flavor. Since the egg yolk goes into the dressing raw, use a pasteurized egg - most grocery stores stock them.
4 servings


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1 teaspoon ground mustard
1 teaspoon extravirgin olive oil
1 large pasteurized egg yolk
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 pound asparagus spears, steamed and chilled


Combine first 3 ingredients, stirring with a whisk. Stir in juice and soy sauce. Drizzle dressing over asparagus, and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.

Created date

January 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 61
Caloriesfromfat 40 %
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 3.5 g
Carbohydrate 5.2 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 53 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 78 mg
Calcium 32 mg