I had this at a restaurant and loved it so had to try and duplicate it at home. Yummy. Quick and easy. I used a small amount of the mandarin juice in the balsamic mixture. Serve immediately or chill.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add asparagus and cook until tender, about 4 minutes. Drain in a colander and immediately immerse in ice water until cold to stop the cooking process. Drain.

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  • Boil balsamic vinegar in a small saucepan until reduced to 1/3 the original amount, about 5 minutes. Pour reduced vinegar into a bowl and whisk olive oil into vinegar; set aside until cool, about 10 minutes. Add asparagus, onion, tomatoes, and olives to vinegar mixture and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

74 calories; protein 1.5g 3% DV; carbohydrates 7.7g 3% DV; fat 4.7g 7% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 37.1mg 2% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
05/31/2016
I did forget to add the part about adding the oranges so hopefully everyone figured this out. It's asparagus time again so time to make this cool easy salad for supper. Read More
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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
05/21/2014
this was a very good salad. This would be a summer favorite. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/31/2016
I did forget to add the part about adding the oranges so hopefully everyone figured this out. It's asparagus time again so time to make this cool easy salad for supper. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/16/2014
I recently had this salad at a conference luncheon. Amazing. Did I miss the step in this recipe where you add in the oranges? Read More
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