Orange and Asparagus Salad

    Orange and Asparagus Salad

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    21min


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    The sweet taste of pears is complemented by the sharp, rich taste of blue cheese. Choose a variety of blue cheese that crumbles easily, such as Roquefort or Stilton.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 2 large oranges
    • about 250g thin asparagus spears
    • 150g mixed salad greens
    • 2 medium avocados, halved and sliced
    • orange mustard dressing
    • 2 tablespoons orange juice
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper

    Directions
    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1min  ›  Ready in:21min 

    1. Peel oranges, remove all the white pith with a sharp knife and segment the flesh.
    2. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil; blanch asparagus 1 minute. Refresh under cold running water.
    3. To make orange mustard dressing, whisk orange juice, oil, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl until combined.
    4. Arrange salad greens on serving plates. Add orange segments, asparagus and avocado slices. Drizzle vinaigrette over the top and add a grinding of pepper.

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