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Asparagus Salad

March 1, 2018
This easy Asparagus Salad is so delicious! Steamed asparagus with a apple cider vinaigrette, yum!

I get so happy this time of the year when I start to see sales on all sorts of vegetables and fruits that are beginning to come into season in my area. Spring will be here soon! I am very excited for spring to be here and to get started on this year's vegetable garden.

Asparagus Salad

One thing I will not be growing in my backyard garden is asparagus, but I wish I could! From my research, they need quite a large area and also quite a lot of patience as they take a few years to be able to harvest.

cold asparagus salad

Luckily, I get to enjoy other's harvests of asparagus! This Asparagus Salad uses steamed asparagus, chilled, with a homemade apple cider vinaigrette. For best results, allow the ingredients in the vinaigrette to combine well overnight in the refrigerator. Drizzle the dressing over the asparagus just before serving!

Yield: 4 servings

Asparagus Salad

This easy Asparagus Salad is so delicious! Steamed asparagus with a apple cider vinaigrette, yum!
prep time: 5 MINScook time: 10 MINStotal time: 15 mins


  • 1 large bunch of asparagus, woody ends trimmed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper


  1. Boil 2 cups of water in a large pot. Place a steamer basket or small colander into the bottom of the pot and place the asparagus inside. Cover pot and steam for 6 - 8 minutes or until tender crisp.
  2. Remove asparagus from pot into a bowl. Refrigerate to allow asparagus to chill completely.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together olive oil and apple cider vinegar. Add salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. Drizzle vinaigrette over chilled asparagus and serve immediately.
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