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White Asparagus Salad

Prep time 20 min
Cook time 2 min
Total time 22 min

Prep time 20 min
Cook time 2 min
Total time 22 min


This salad was a fun way to incorporate some white asparagus into a fresh pile of greens. It would also work with green asparagus, but wouldn’t be quite as pretty. Enjoy :-)


*Note: If you find yourself tempted to purchase purple asparagus be forewarned that the pretty purple color turns right back to green once you cook it. A little disappointing!

Serves 4
For the Creamy Dressing

2 tablespoons yellow onion, minced

¼ cup fresh dill, minced

2 pasteurized egg yolks

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

sea salt and black pepper

½ cup olive oil

For the Salad

1½ pounds white asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces

4 cups Mixed Greens

¼ cup pecans, toasted and chopped

For the Creamy Dressing

Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a blender. Blend on high until smooth.

For the Salad

Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add the asparagus pieces and blanch for 2 minutes. Drain and set aside.


Plate spring salad mix with asparagus and pecans and top with dressing. Enjoy!


Calories: —
Fat: —
Carbohydrates: —
Sodium: —
Fiber: —
Protein: —
Sugar: —

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