Asparagus Salad Supreme

Photo: psfreeman

This salad is a unique way to present this pretty spring vegetable. Mushrooms and walnuts add interest to the creamy dressing that's poured over the cool cooked spears. From Paula Bass: Washington, North Carolina. Serving Accompaniments: Plum-Glazed Cornish Hens and Layered Chocolate Cake. Recipe published in Quick Cooking March/April 2000.

Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

  • 2 pound(s) fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/2 pound(s) fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup(s) butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup(s) mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup(s) sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg
  • Additional walnuts, optional

Preparation

  1. In a skillet, cook asparagus in a small amount of water until crisp-tender, about 6-8 minutes; drain. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. In the same skillet, saute mushrooms, onions and walnuts in butter until mushrooms are tender. In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, salt and nutmeg. Stir in mushroom mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, place asparagus on a serving platter; top with dressing and walnuts if desire.
August 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by psfreeman and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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