Roasted Asparagus and Apple Salad


Interesting combination of ingredients makes for a tasty salad.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
8 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds thin asparagus, trimmed and cut into 4-inch pieces

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ cup honey

  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound mixed salad greens

  • 1 apple - peeled, cored, and sliced thin

  • ¼ pound shredded sharp white Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Arrange asparagus pieces on a baking sheet. Drizzle 2 tablespoons olive oil over the asparagus; toss gently to coat and spread into a single layer.

  3. Roast asparagus in preheated oven until tender, about 25 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

  4. Combine honey, white wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and garlic in a jar; seal tightly and shake vigorously to blend into a salad dressing.

  5. Arrange salad greens onto a large platter; top with apple slices, shredded white Cheddar cheese, and cooled asparagus.

  6. Drizzle the salad dressing over the salad greens and toppings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

218 Calories
12g Fat
25g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 218
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 106mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 15mg 76%
Calcium 158mg 12%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 398mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.