Shaved Asparagus & Roasted Tomato Salad

Shaved Asparagus & Roasted Tomato Salad
 
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Recipe type: Lunch
Serves: 1 large salad
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This salad is seriously addicting and takes only minutes to create! A creation of crunchy shaved asparagus ribbons, layered soft butter leaf lettuce, gorgeous splitting roasted tomatoes and topped it all off with a soft poached egg, Parmesan and a creamy Honey Mustard dressing.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups butter leaf lettuce - chopped
  • 5 asparagus spears - shaved/peeled into ribbons
  • 6-8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 egg - poached
  • 1 tbsp parmesan
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives
  • Pinch of salt & pepper
  • Creamy Honey Mustard Dressing:
  • ¼ cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp Spring Drizzle honey
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp minced chives
  • ½ clove garlic - crushed
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp sweet/smoked paprika
  • ⅛th tsp turmeric
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Nutritional Data for Dressing:
  • Per 2 tbsp:
  • Calories: 55 Carbs: 9.6g Protein: 3.6g Sodium: 395mg Potassium: 9.7mg Sugars: 9g
Instructions
  1. Make dressing first by adding all ingredients to a blender/bullet & blend until smooth, set in fridge.
  2. Place chopped butter leaf lettuce on plate.
  3. Take asparagus spears and with a peeler start to shave asparagus into ribbons (see note).
  4. Place asparagus ribbons on top of lettuce.
  5. Start boiling vinegar infused water for your poached egg.
  6. Turn oven on HIGH/Broil, place tomatoes on a baking sheet, you can lightly drizzle tomatoes with oil of choice, with a pinch of salt & pepper.
  7. Add tomatoes to center rack in oven & broil tomatoes until blistered & browned - approximately 7 minutes.
  8. Once water is almost at a boil - add egg & poach, approximately 2-3 minutes for soft.
  9. Remove tomatoes from oven, add to salad.
  10. Remove poached egg & carefully place on top of salad.
  11. Finish salad with Parmesan, fresh dill & Creamy Honey Mustard dressing.
Notes
For shaving the asparagus I use a peeler, I find it easiest to use larger spears of asparagus, lie them on a flat surface and run my peeler along the spear to create ribbons. It can be difficult to shave them while holding in your hand as they break!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 large salad Calories: 160 Fat: 7.6g Saturated fat: 3.2g Carbohydrates: 7.8g Sugar: 6.5g Sodium: 242.6mg Fiber: 4.7g Protein: 14.8g Cholesterol: 192.8mg

 

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