Recipes / Side Dishes / Asparagus Caprese Salad
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Serving: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
A fresh take on the traditional caprese salad.
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Ingredients


Directions

1.Remove tough ends of asparagus spears. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add asparagus and cook for 3-4 minutes.
2. While asparagus is cooking, combine basil, parsley, lemon zest, and garlic in a small bowl. Add olive oil and lemon juice whisking until well blended; set aside.
3. Drain asparagus and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process; pat dry with a paper towel. Cut spears into thirds and place in bowl; add tomatoes and mozzarella balls.
4. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper to taste, if desired. Drizzle asparagus mixture with olive oil mixture. Toss gently and serve.

 


Nutrition Facts

Calories: 190
Fat: 13 g
Carbohydrates: 7 g
Sugar: 3 g
Fiber: 3 g
Protein: 13 g
Cholesterol: 40 mg