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Sweet and Nutty Asparagus Salad
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The subtle flavor of chilled asparagus is accented by raisins, almonds, and a homemade balsamic dressing.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170.4
Total Carbs 8.2 g
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
Sugars 4.1 g
Total Fat 14.6 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Potassium 266.6 mg
Protein 2.5 g
Sodium 19.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
3 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1/2 Fruits
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 lb  fresh spinach leaves
1 lb  Asparagus, cooked, drained
1 each  medium tomatoes
3 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp  chopped parsley
1 tbsp  slivered almonds
1 tbsp  seedless raisins
3 tbsp  balsamic vinegar
6 tbsp  olive oil
3 each  medium garlic cloves
0 1/2 tsp  dry mustard
0 1/2 tsp  dried basil
0 1/2 tsp  oregano leaves
0 1/2 tsp  paprika, sweet, Hungarian
  1. Wash spinach or salad greens and pat dry, then use them to line 6 salad plates.
  2. In a bowl, mix the asparagus, tomatoes, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, and parsley.
  3. Divide into 6 servings and place on each salad plate.
  4. In a small bowl, make the dressing by mixing the balsamic vinegar, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, mustard, basil, oregano, and paprika, mix well, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  5. Top with almonds and raisins, drizzle with saved dressing and serve.

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