Salads

Balsamic Strawberry Asparagus Salad

This is a great way to use the abundance of fresh asparagus available this time of year!

Serves: 6 (Serving= 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray

  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus-(2 bunches with 1 inch ends cut off)

  • ¼ cup balsamic glaze
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup reduced fat crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, fresh squeezed

Directions

  1. Spray grill pan with cooking spray.  Grill asparagus over medium-high heat, rotating several times, for 5-7 minutes.  Let cool and cut into 2 inch pieces. 
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine asparagus, balsamic glaze, strawberries, onion, basil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Drizzle with fresh squeezed lemon juice and sprinkle with feta cheese just before serving.