Fresh parlsey and mint leaves add refreshing flavor to Herb Green Salad that's tossed with asparagus, sugar snap peas, and watercress along with boiled egg halves dotting the leafy greens. Prep: 20 minute; Cook: 20 minutes.

Melissa Roberts
Recipe by Health March 2012

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Credit: Andrew McCaul

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Yield:
Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups salad)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place eggs in a saucepan; add cold water to cover. Bring to a boil; remove from heat, cover, and let stand 12 minutes. Run eggs under water to cool; peel eggs, cut in half, and reserve.

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  • Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil with 1 teaspoon salt; place a large bowl of ice water near stove. Boil asparagus 2 minutes or until bright green. Transfer asparagus immediately to ice water (reserve boiling water). Reserve ice water and repeat with snap peas, boiling 1-2 minutes. Drain and pat dry.

  • In a bowl, combine garlic, lemon zest and juice, vinegar, oil, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and black pepper. In a serving bowl, combine asparagus, peas, watercress, herbs, and eggs. Just before serving, drizzle salad with dressing and toss to combine.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

123 calories; fat 9.4g; saturated fat 1.8g; mono fat 5.9g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 6g; carbohydrates 5g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 93mg; sodium 169mg.
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