There's enough acidity to keep the apples from turning brown if made up to three hours ahead. Use a vegetable peeler to transform asparagus into thin ribbons, a technique that also works well with carrots.

Marian Cooper Cairns
Recipe by Southern Living July 2014

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Credit: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a small bowl.

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  • Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus. Cut asparagus lengthwise into thin, ribbon-like strips, using a vegetable peeler. Toss together asparagus, apple, next 2 ingredients, and dressing. Cover and chill 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste just before serving.

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