Cherry Tomato and Asparagus Salad

Cherry Tomato and Asparagus Salad Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Martiné; Styling: Randy Mon
Cherry tomatoes and asparagus combine in this salad to make the perfect summer supper
5

Outstanding

Yield:

Serves 4 to 6

Recipe from

Sunset

Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 213
Caloriesfromfat 72 %
Protein 5.9 g
Fat 17 g
Satfat 4.1 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 5.9 g
Sodium 347 mg
Cholesterol 8.3 mg

Ingredients

1 pound asparagus, trimmed and halved
6 cups halved cherry, grape, and pear tomatoes in varied colors
1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
1 ripe avocado, cut into cubes
1 cup sliced basil leaves
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

1. Boil asparagus in a large pot of salted water for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.

2. Mix asparagus with remaining ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well to coat evenly with dressing.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Note:

Barb Mansinne, Rohnert Park, CA,

June 2010
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