Asparagus and Pea Salad with Lemon Mint Dressing
Servings Prep Time
6 15mins.
Cook Time
10mins.
Servings Prep Time
6 15mins.
Cook Time
10mins.
Ingredients
  • 2 handfuls spring greens
  • 1cup frozen green peas
  • 1bunch asparagustrimmed
  • 2 spring onionschopped
  • 5 small red radishessliced
  • 2Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3Tbsp olive oil
  • 2Tbsp fresh mintchopped, +more for garnish
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/4tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1/2tsp honey
Instructions
  1. Blanch asparagus and peas: Let water simmer in a pot on medium/high heat. Drop asparagus into the simmering water and lower heat to blanch for 3-4 mins. Take out asparagus and quickly rinse it with very cold water. Drain it and set aside. Repeat process with green peas and blanch for 3 minutes. Take out peas and rinse with cold water, then let it drain.
  2. Meanwhile, make the lemon mint dressing: In a small bowl whisk together salt, lemon juice, pepper, and honey. Slowly add olive oil while whisking. Add in chopped mint and 1/3 of the chopped spring onions. Whisk again. Set aside.
  3. Assemble the salad: In a platter, arrange spring greens, then the asparagus, and green peas. Sprinkle 2/3 of the spring onions on top. At serving time time drizzle dressing on top. Garnish with more fresh mint leaves on top.