Asparagus Avocado Medley Evonne Style

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A colorful, pretty salad features lightly cooked asparagus, fresh avocado, mushrooms, zucchini, and tomato in a homemade vinaigrette dressing.

1
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 8 fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 large avocado - peeled, pitted, and cubed

  • 1 zucchini, diced

  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped

  • 1 red onion, sliced

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Place asparagus and water into a dish, cover, and microwave on high for 3 minutes; stir. Continue microwaving until asparagus are bright green and slightly tender, 2 to 3 more minutes. Drain and cool.

  2. Toss asparagus, mushrooms, avocado, zucchini, tomato, and red onion gently in a large salad bowl. Combine lemon juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic, basil, thyme, salt, and black pepper in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; cover and shake dressing to mix. Pour dressing over salad and toss again to coat. Cover salad and refrigerate until serving time.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

157 Calories
12g Fat
13g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 157
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Sodium 129mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 21mg 104%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 625mg 13%

* 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.

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