Light strawberry and asparagus salad

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It’s light and refreshing! Also, these vivid colours are a total hit in summer.

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 206 / Protein 8g / Carbohydr. 8g / Fat 16g

Ingredients (4 servings)

450 ggreen asparagus
200 gstrawberries
80 gbaby spinach
30 gpistachios
100 gfeta
1 tbspolive oil
1 tbspbalsamic vinegar
salt
pepper
olive oil for frying

Utensils

large frying pan, large bowl, cooking spoon, sealable jar (optional), cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Palatinate Riesling, dry, 2010
The aromatic asparagus goes perfectly with the refreshing minerality of the Palatinate Riesling. The wine develops its aroma of ripe summer peaches and yellow fruit at a drinking temperature of 8 – 12°C/46 – 54°F.

Step 1

Light strawberry and asparagus salad

Trim wooden ends of asparagus and cut into pieces at a light angle (approx. 1 cm pieces). Hull strawberries and quarter.

cutting board, knife

450 g green asparagus / 200 g strawberries

Step 2

Light strawberry and asparagus salad

Heat up some olive oil in large frying pan and fry asparagus pieces at moderate heat for approx. 8 – 10 min. until tender. Season with salt and pepper.

big frying pan, cooking spoon

olive oil for frying / salt / pepper

Step 3

Light strawberry and asparagus salad

Roughly chop pistachios. For the vinaigrette, mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt and pepper.

sealable jar, cutting board, knife

30 g pistachios / 2 tbsp olive oil / 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar / salt / pepper

Step 4

Light strawberry and asparagus salad

Combine baby spinach, fried asparagus, strawberries, and crumbled feta in a bowl. Dress with vinaigrette and sprinkle with pistachios to serve.

bowl

80 g baby spinach / 100 g feta