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Springtime Asparagus Salad
Courtesy of California Asparagus Commission
Serve With:
Warm buttered rolls with ice cold lemonade.
Servings: 2
Prep Time: 10 Min.
Cook Time: 5 Min.
What you need:
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+ 1/2 lb. asparagus
+ 1 head of green leaf lettuce, washed/chopped
+ 2 medium tomatoes sliced
+ 1/4 lb. cooked medium shrimp
+ 1 thinly sliced lemon
Vinaigrette:
+ 8 Tbsp. olive oil
+ 2-3 Tbsp. lemon juice
+ 1/4 tsp. salt
+ 1/8 tsp. ground pepper
+ 1 Tbsp. minced parsley
What to do:
1. Mix vinaigrette ingredients and keep in a cool place.
2. Steam asparagus until done and cool; place leaf lettuce on plates and add six slices of tomatoes to each plate, placing cooked asparagus between them.
3. Place 5-6 shrimp around asparagus and garnish with lemon slices.
4. When ready to serve, dribble vinaigrette over the salad.

* Nutritional information does not include suggested side dishes.
Nutritional information:
Calories: 295;   Calories From Fat: 11;   Total Fat: 4g;   Cholesterol: 80mg;   Total Carbs: 50g;   Fiber: 6g;   Protein: 17g;   Sodium: 193mg;