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Asparagus Salad Recipe

Filled with mozzarella cheese, and cherry tomatoes, seasoned with basil, and covered in a light balsamic vinaigrette, this asparagus salad is bursting with flavor! Best of all, it comes together in less than 10 minutes!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 234 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 3-4 cups water
  • bowl ice water
  • 1 bundle thin asparagus
  • 1 small package cherry tomatoes
  • 10 light string cheese
  • 1/2 cup TB Newman's Own lighten Up Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
  • pepper
  • basil

Instructions

  1. Rinse asparagus and tomatoes in water.

  2. Boil a few cups of water on the stove.
  3. Cut off bottoms of asparagus spears. Cut into thirds and boil for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Drain asparagus and place in a bowl of ice water to keep asparagus from cooking more.
  5. Cut cherry tomatoes in half.
  6. Cut string cheese.
  7. In a large bowl, place cherry tomatoes, asparagus and string cheese pieces.
  8. Pour dressing over the top. Add pepper and basil and mix. Chill until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Asparagus Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 377mg16%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 184IU4%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.