Shaved Asparagus Salad with Garlic, Scallion & Herbed Oil Over Bread

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Salad (2 servings):

5 stalks raw asparagus shaved with a potato peeler, discard woody ends
2 handfuls spinach chopped into bite size pieces (or other mild fresh green)
1/4 C tightly packed fresh basil cut into ribbons

1 ½ T white balsamic vinegar
1 T water
1 t Dijon mustard
1 t honey
Salt & pepper to taste

Combine asparagus, spinach and basil in a large bowl. For dressing, place all other ingredients into a jelly jar or mason jar & shake until mixed thoroughly.  Toss salad with dressing until evenly coated right before serving.


5 small green garlic bulbs chopped fine (use some greens too)
5 small scallions chopped fine (use some greens too)
1 handful fresh basil chopped
1 handful fresh oregano chopped
1 C olive oil
Loaf of bread cut into cubes (Honey Wheat, French Bread or other)

Mix all ingredients in a pot except for bread.  Cook over burner until it sizzles.  Drizzle herb infused oil over bread cubes & serve.

Image Courtesy Lisa Meranti.
Recipes Courtesy of Darlene Kelbach
Certified in Plant-Based Nutrition
Registered Yoga Teacher

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