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Strawberry and Asparagus Salad

Recipe 2015 TEMPLATE

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  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons strawberry preserves
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and sliced in 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 6 cups mixed greens, washed and dried
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
  1. Bring vinegar, preserves, mustard and salt to a boil over medium heat in a small saucepan. Remove from heat as soon as mixture boils, add lemon peel and set aside to cool.
  2. Steam or boil asparagus 3 minutes. Immediately submerge in ice water to stop cooking. Drain well, pat dry.
  3. Gently combine asparagus, strawberries and sauce mixture.
  4. Place one cup greens on each plate. Top with strawberry/asparagus mixture and toasted nuts.