Asparagus-and-Goat Cheese Salad



Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 3 Minutes


1 pound fresh asparagus
1 large head Bibb lettuce, torn
3 plum tomatoes, diced
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 (3-ounce) package goat cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted


Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus.

Cook in boiling salted water to cover 3 minutes or until crisp- tender; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

Arrange lettuce on a serving platter. Sprinkle tomatoes with salt. Top lettuce with asparagus, goat cheese, tomatoes, and pine nuts. Drizzle with Basil Vinaigrette before serving.