Spring Asparagus White Bean Salad healthy recipes, nutritionist, dietitian, Private Physicians Medical Associates, PPMA. Primary Care Doctors, Newport Beach, OC, CA, Southern California, SoCal

Spring Asparagus & White Bean Salad

Spring Asparagus White Bean Salad healthy recipes, nutritionist, dietitian, Private Physicians Medical Associates, PPMA. Primary Care Doctors, Newport Beach, OC, CA, Southern California, SoCal

Here’s your new favorite salad: Spring Asparagus & White Bean Salad! So fresh, simple to make, and SO delicious to eat! It’s packed with nutrients and flavor. Give it a try and let us know how you like it!

Spring Asparagus & White Bean Salad

Makes 4 servings (One serving is 1 cup)

Ingredients

3 cups asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1½ lb)
1½ cups canned cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
5 thinly sliced radishes
½ cup (2 oz) crumbled feta or goat cheese
1 medium shallot, peeled and minced
1 tbsp chopped fresh mint

Dressing

2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp grated lemon zest
1 tsp Dijon mustard
2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
¼ tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper

Directions
  1. Steam asparagus, covered, 2 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Rinse asparagus with cold water and drain.
  3. Gently combine asparagus, beans, radishes, feta, shallot, and fresh mint in a serving bowl.
  4. Make the dressing by combining lemon juice, lemon zest, mustard, olive oil, salt, and pepper, and whisk to combine.
  5. Pour dressing over asparagus mixture and toss gently to coat.
    Enjoy!

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