Asparagus Spring Mix Salad

 

Serves: 7

Ingredients:

1 pound asparagus (trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces.)

3 Tbsp. olive oil (divided)

1/4 Tsp. salt

1/4 Tsp. pepper (coarsely ground)

8 Cups spring mix salad greens

3 Cups strawberries (sliced)

1/2 small red onion (thinly sliced)

1/2 Cup toasted walnuts (chopped)

2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

2 Tsp. sugar

Method:

1. In a large bowl, combine asparagus with 1 tablespoon oil then toss. Spread mix on a 15-in. x 10-in x 1-in. baking pan. Add salt and pepper.

2. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until tender. In a salad bowl, combine greens, strawberries, onion, walnuts and asparagus then toss. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, sugar and oil. Add dressing to salad then toss to coat.

Nutrition per serving:

135 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.