Asparagus With Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

Step 1

Trim asparagus and cut each stalk in thirds. Steam until tender but still crisp. (Thin young stalks took 5 minutes.) Plunge in ice water; drain.

Step 2

Wash strawberries, then hull. Cut strawberries in half; combine with asparagus.

Step 3

Combine dressing ingredients; toss asparagus and strawberries gently with dressing. Chill well before serving.

Step 4

The authors write: "What could be simpler - or more delicious - than spring's first asparagus combined with spring's first strawberries?"

My notes: Good, and simple.

From _The New Carry-Out Cuisine_ by Phyllis Meras with Linda Glick Conway. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. Pg. 252. From Movable Feast restaurant/5504 Connecticut Ave., N.W./Washington, D.C. 20015. (202)966-1657. Typed for you by Cathy Harned.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/2lb Asparagus
  • 2c Hulled strawberries
  • 1/4c Strawberry vinegar
  • 1tb Walnut oil
  • 1/2c Peanut oil
  • 1 1/2ts Honey

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