Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Salad

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This is one of our favorites! A truly fabulous, tasty salad!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

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

  • ½ cup pecans, broken into pieces

  • 2 heads red leaf lettuce, rinsed and torn

  • ½ cup frozen green peas, thawed

  • ¼ pound smoked salmon, cut into 1-inch chunks

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Place asparagus in the pot, and cook 5 minutes, just until tender. Drain, and set aside.

  2. Place the pecans in a skillet over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted.

  3. In a large bowl, toss together the asparagus, pecans, red leaf lettuce, peas, and salmon.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix the olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Toss with the salad or serve on the side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

159 Calories
13g Fat
7g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 159
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 304mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 19mg 97%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 325mg 7%

* 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.