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easy asparagus salad

Asparagus is such a classic spring vegetable, and is perfect to add some color to your plate.  It has a delicate flavor so it doesn't need too many additions to be bright and delicious!

Let’s get started!

Prepare the ingredients


You only need a few ingredients for this salad. Snap the asparagus stems to remove the ends and slice the radishes.

Steam the asparagus


Steam the asparagus until just tender when tested with a knife - you don't want it overly soft,

Cook the pancetta


Cook the pancetta until it has a slight crisp then drain. 

Layer up the salad


Place greens on plate, top with radish slices then add asparagus and pancetta.  Mix vinaigrette ingredients and drizzle over top.

Perfect as an appetizer or side for a spring meal!