Asparagus & strawberry salad

Asparagus and strawberry salad

Time: 45 mins
Portions: 4

Ingredients

white asparagus: 600 oz
olive oil: 3 tbsp.
pepper
orange
white balsamic vinegar: 2 tbsp.
arugula: 1 bunch
strawberry: 200 oz
vegetable stock: 5 tbsp.
salt
sugar
vanilla pod

Instructions

Step: 1/8
Halve the vanilla pods lengthways and scrape out the seeds. Place the pod, seeds, sugar and vegetable stock in a pan, bring to the boil, then remove from the heat and allow to stand, covered, for 10 minutes.

Step: 2/8
Meanwhile, wash the asparagus, peel the bottom third and remove the woody ends.

Step: 3/8
Cut off the asparagus tips and set aside. Diagonally slice the spears very finely.

Step: 4/8
Juice the orange halves. Mix 2 tbsp orange juice with the vinegar, salt, pepper and oil.

Step: 5/8
Remove the vanilla pod from the stock. Add the vanilla stock to the orange juice mixture and beat well with a whisk.

Step: 6/8
Mix in the asparagus slices and leave, covered, for at least 1 hour in the fridge. Meanwhile, wash the arugula and shake dry.

Step: 7/8
Carefully wash and drain the strawberries. Halve or quarter depending on size.

Step: 8/8
Take the asparagus salad out of the fridge about 10 minutes before serving. Fold in the arugula and strawberries and garnish with the asparagus tips.

Source: FreshMag

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