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Balsamic Strawberry Asparagus Salad Recipe

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Balsamic Strawberry Asparagus Salad

This is a great way to use the abundance of fresh asparagus available this time of year!

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus-(2 bunches with 1 inch ends cut off)
  • ¼ cup balsamic glaze
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup reduced fat crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, fresh squeezed

Directions

1. Spray grill pan with cooking spray. Grill asparagus over medium-high heat, rotating several times, for 5-7 minutes. Let cool and cut into 2 inch pieces.

2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine asparagus, balsamic glaze, strawberries, onion, basil, salt, and pepper.

3. Drizzle with fresh squeezed lemon juice and sprinkle with feta cheese just before serving.

Serves 6

Nutrition Information

Per 1 cup

Calories: 86 Total Fat: 2 g

Saturated Fat: 1 g

Sodium: 271 mg

Total Carbohydrates: 15 g

Dietary Fiber: 3 g

Sugars: 9 g

Protein: 5 g

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