Microwave Asparagus Salad

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Salad Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 24 - medium stalks of asparagus
  • 4 - celery
  • 4 tbsp - chopped hazelnuts
  • For Dressing:
  • 6 tbsp - balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp - olive oil
  • 2 tbsp - orange juice
  • 2 tsp - dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp - low sodium soy sauce
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste

How to Make Microwave Asparagus Salad

  • Trim, peel and rinse the asparagus (do not dry).
  • Place spears flat, two or three deep, in a glass pie plate or similar dish.
  • Cover tightly with microwavable plastic wrap and microwave on high 2.5 to 5 mins, depending on the wattage.
  • Whisk together dressing ingredients, pour over asparagus and marinate in refrigerator until cool.
  • Divide greens onto four salad plates, top each with six asparagus spears.
  • Drizzle with equal amounts of dressing, and top with hazelnuts.