Asparagus salad with lemon mustard dressing

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This asparagus salad makes for a light yet satisfying summer dinner.

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 25 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 633 / Protein 12g / Carbohydr. 17g / Fat 12g

Ingredients (2 servings)

500 gwhite asparagus
100 mlvegetable oil
2eggs
2 tspmustard (medium hot)
1 stalkgreen onions
2 tspsugar
1lemon (juice)
salt
pepper

Utensils

large saucepan, skimmer, vegetable peeler, large bowl, cutting board, knife, small bowl

Wine Tip

Verdicchio
Enjoy this asparagus salad with a glass of Verdicchio. Its playful acidity and fruit forward notes pair well with the dish’s flavors.

Step 1

Asparagus salad with lemon mustard dressing

Peel asparagus and cut off ends.

vegetable peeler, cutting board, knife

500 g white asparagus

Step 2

Asparagus salad with lemon mustard dressing

In a large saucepan, add asparagus to salted and sugared water and bring to a boil over medium heat. Blanche for approx. 5 min.

large saucepan

salt / sugar

Step 3

Asparagus salad with lemon mustard dressing

In a small saucepan, hard boil two eggs in salted boiling water for approx. 8 – 10 min.

large saucepan

2 eggs / salt

Step 4

Asparagus salad with lemon mustard dressing

Cut green onion into fine rings. Separate egg white and yolk and cut into small cubes. Cut asparagus into bite-sized pieces.

cutting board, knife

1 stalk green onion

Step 5

Asparagus salad with lemon mustard dressing

For the dressing, mix egg yolks, mustard, sugar and lemon juice together in a small bowl. Add vegetable oil in a slow and steady stream while continuously whisking until a smooth emulsion forms. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

whisk, small bowl

2 tsp mustard / 2 tsp sugar / 1 lemon (juice) / 100 ml vegetable oil / salt / pepper

Step 6

Asparagus salad with lemon mustard dressing

In a large bowl, mix together green onion, egg whites, asparagus, and dressing. Enjoy!

large bowl