05/05/2014 Asparagus Berry Salad
Asparagus Berry Salad1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1” pieces 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. coarsely ground pepper 8 cups spring mix salad greens 2 cups sliced strawberries ½ small red onion, thinly sliced ½ cup chopped pecans, toasted 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 tsp. sugar
In a bowl toss the asparagus with 1 Tbsp. oil.
Spread in a single layer in a greased baking pan, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until tender; let cool.
In a large bowl, toss greens, strawberries, onions, pecans and asparagus.
In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, sugar and remaining oil. Drizzle over the salad and toss to coat.