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Asparagus, Strawberry & Rocket Salad

Asparagus, Strawberry & Rocket Salad

Asparagus, Strawberry & Rocket Salad

Serves: 6

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 3 minutes

 

Ingredients 

2 bunches of asparagus, ends trimmed
3 cups rocket
2 cups fresh strawberries, stalks removed and sliced in half
50g feta cheese, crumbled
1 spring onion, chopped finely
¼ cup sliced almonds

Dressing

Juice from 1 lemon
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
Pinch of salt & pepper

 

Method

Bring a large pot of water to boil over medium heat. Add the asparagus to the boiling water and cook for 2 or 3 minutes. Drain the asparagus and allow to cool

In a large bowl, combine asparagus, rocket, strawberries, feta cheese, spring onion and almonds

In a small bowl, mix the lemon juice, olive oil, maple syrup or honey and salt and pepper

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss lightly. Serve immediately