Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Salad

    Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Salad

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    25min


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    At first this seems like a strange combination but the recipe works with the smoky salmon, crunchy pecans and fresh peas and lettuce is a tart Dijon and lemon dressing.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 500g fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 cm pieces
    • 60g pecans, broken into pieces
    • 4 heads little gem lettuce, rinsed and torn
    • 90g green peas
    • 125g smoked salmon, cut into 2cm pieces
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Bring a saucepan of water to a boil. Place asparagus in the saucepan and cook 5 minutes or until just tender. Drain and set aside.
    2. Place the pecans in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted.
    3. In a large bowl, toss together the asparagus, pecans, lettuce, peas and salmon.
    4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper. Toss with the salad or serve on the side.

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    This is a winner that my family wants me to make every week (my daughter wants it every day!) - 18 Oct 2011

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    Amazing! tasty and light! Easy to make the recipe and goes very well with white sparkling wine. - 29 Aug 2009

    elvio
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    Amazing! tasty and light! Easy to make the recipe and goes very well with white sparkling wine. - 29 Aug 2009

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