Greek Asparagus Salad Recipe @pinch

A simple and fresh Greek asparagus salad with Mediterranean flair. Asparagus is cooked slightly but it still has a crunch. The salad is marinated so the flavors really pop. Sprinkling Green seasoning at the end brings the ingredients together and adds the final touch of Greek flavor. It's such a simple and easy recipe with huge flavors.

greek asparagus salad
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Recipe Cuisine: Greek Recipe Category: Vegetables Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 1 pound(s) fresh asparagus
  • 1 large garden fresh tomato
  • cut into slices
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • sliced thinly
  • 2 ounce(s) Feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoon(s) aged balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoon(s) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch(es) Greek seasoning or oregano
  • 15 - pitted Greek olives
Intructions :
  • Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil in a medium pot. Meanwhile
  • lay asparagus (keep rubberband on) down
  • cut 1 inch off the bottom
  • and discard. Then
  • cut the remaining asparagus into 4 equal lengths.
  • You should have 4 separate piles of asparagus. Add the bottom pile (thickest) to the boiling water for 30 seconds. Then
  • add the next thickest pile for 30 seconds. Then
  • the next thickest pile for 30 seconds
  • followed by the tips for 30 seconds.
  • Drain the asparagus in a colander. Rinse under cold water and set aside to allow further draining.
  • In a large bowl
  • mix together the balsamic vinegar
  • olive oil
  • onions
  • and olives.
  • Add the cooled asparagus and Feta cheese. Mix to coat well. Refrigerate for a few hours (24 hours is best).
  • Lay tomatoes on a plate in a circular fashion. Spoon over the asparagus salad. Sprinkle the seasoning over each salad.

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