Shaved Asparagus Salad

Shaved Asparagus Salad Ingredients-serves 6

  • 3/4 lb of medium thickness asparagus- washed, blanched if needed

  • 3 cups of mixed greens - Red & green leaf lettuces, spinach, mizuna, radicchio; washed in a bowl of cold water, spin or pat dry

  • 1/2 cup of pine nuts

  • 1-2 oz Shaved Pecorino cheese

  • Fresh cracked pepper- to taste

Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp rice vinegar

  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 Tbsp of Agave nectar or honey

  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste

Directions to make Shaved Asparagus Salad

  • Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl, set aside or cover/refrigerate up to 3 days.

  • Cut tips off asparagus and place in a medium bowl. Using a vegetable peeler, shave the stalks, turning as needed. Add the shaved asparagus to the bowl of tips. Toss with the vinaigrette and allow flavors to meld for 10-15 minutes.

  • {After the 10-15 minutes} Add mix greens and nuts to the asparagus in the bowl and toss to lightly coat. Arrange salad on plates and then top with the shaved Pecorino. Serve immediately.