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

Asparagus Salad

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.

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 5 mins   Yield: 4

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!


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