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Spring Salad with Roasted Asparagus
Roasted asparagus, parmesan and pine nuts help create a memorable salad for Spring.
Total Time: 30 minutes
1-2 packages spring mix, baby spinach or other greens
3 radishes, julienned
1 bunch asparagus, washed and trimmed
1/2 t. grated lemon peel
kosher salt and pepper
1/3 cup pine nut, roasted
parmesan shaved with a vegetable peeler
1 T. dijon mustard
1 1/2 T. fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup olive oil
Heat oven to 425 degrees F.
Place asparagus on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, lemon zest, kosher salt and pepper. Toss ingredients together. Bake for 7-8 minutes until crisp-tender.
Mix dijon mustard, olive oil, and fresh lemon juice in a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Place lettuce greens and radishes in a salad bowl. Add 3/4 of the dressing and toss. Add asparagus, pine nuts and parmesan. Add more dressing if desired.
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