Asparagus salad loaded with heirloom cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, topped with a light garlic -lemon and olive oil dressing.

Asparagus Salad

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A delicious colorful asparagus salad loaded with heirloom cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, topped with a light garlic -lemon and olive oil dressing.  This asparagus salad is bursting with flavor! Best of all, it comes together In less than 10 minutes!

Asparagus salad loaded with heirloom cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, topped with a light garlic -lemon and olive oil dressing.

What You Need to Make Asparagus Salad

  • Asparagus 
  • Heirloom or regular cherry tomatoes
  • Mozzarella Cheese balls
  • Fresh mint leaves, minced
  • Lemon zest and Lemon Juice
  • Garlic 
  • Olive oil
  • Salt

How To Make this Simple Asparagus Salad

This Asparagus salad takes less than 10 minutes to put together.

  • Place some trimmed asparagus in a pot of boiling water and cook for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Make the dressing by combining the garlic, salt, lemon juice, lemon zest, mint and olive oil in a small bowl.
  • Drain the asparagus and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • Assemble your salad. 
  • Done!

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Yield: 4

Asparagus Salad

Asparagus salad loaded with heirloom cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, topped with a light garlic -lemon and olive oil dressing.

A delicious colorful asparagus salad loaded with heirloom cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, topped with a light garlic -lemon and olive oil dressing. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb asparagus – ends trimmed
  • 1 cup heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8 ounce mozzarella balls
  • 2 tbs fresh mint leaves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste

Instructions

    1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add asparagus to boiling water and cook for 3-4 minutes.
    2. While asparagus is cooking, prepare the dressing by combining the garlic, salt, lemon juice, lemon zest, mint and olive oil in a small bowl. Set aside.
    3. Drain the asparagus and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
    4. Place asparagus on platter and top with tomatoes and mozzarella balls.
    5. Drizzle with dressing and toss lightly.
    6. Enjoy!

Notes

If you are making this ahead of time, do not add in tomatoes or the mozzarella cheese balls. Once ready to serve add in and pouring the dressing overtop. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 264Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 956mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 16g

Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.

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