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Stalking the Wild Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus Salad Vinaigrette


1 garlic clove, grated

Juice of one lemon

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

. cup Good Olive Oil

Salt, pepper, to taste


1 15 oz bag salad mix

1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed

1/8 cup toasted pine nuts (or whatever

you have in a pantry)

. cup feta cheese (or blue, goat or


Salt, pepper, and cooking spray for

the asparagus

For the vinaigrette:

In a small bowl, add all of the ingredients,

whisking olive oil slowly,

until it’s incorporated. Store in the

air tight container in the refrigerator.

For the salad:

Preheat a grill to medium-high heat.

Season asparagus with salt, pepper,

and spray with cooking spray. Grill

it for about four minutes. Let it

cool slightly, and cut into bite-size


In a large bowl, add the bag of

your favorite greens and asparagus.

Add as much or as little dressing as

you like, toss together. Transfer into

a serving bowl. Top with nuts and

your favorite cheese.

-Maria Chebrova, Instagram @tipsybasil



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