Asparagus and Mango Salad

Here is a delicious green asparagus recipe — an asparagus and mango salad. Green asparagus is tossed together with sweet mango, red chili, fresh cilantro in a light honey-lim dressing. What a way to enjoy this spring vegetable! This dish is anything but boring!

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Asparagus is so delicious with its wonderfully subtle flavor that seems to work well with almost anything. It’s a great addition to any summer salad and makes for a tasty side dish with almost any meal.

Asparagus and Mango Salad
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Asparagus and Mango Salad

This Asparagus and Mango Salad is a healthy, easy side dishes for any occasion. Made with fresh cilantro, fresh red chili and freshly squeezed lime juice.
Course Side Dish
Category Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 256 kcal
Autor elle

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 500 g green asparagus
  • 2 small or 1 large firm but ripe mangos, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch cilantro, leaves removed

For the dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 5 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 fresh red chili, seeded and chopped

Method

  1. Snap off the woody ends of the asparagus. Blanch the asparagus in plenty of boiling salted water for 3-4 minutes (depending on thickness). Remove with tongs, or drain in a colander, and immediately transfer to icy cold water to cool. Remove from the cold water and drain well.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients.
  3. Toss the asparagus, mango slices, red onion and cilantro with the dressing and serve.

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