Salad with Green Asparagus

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
mixed Lettuce (such as frisee lettuce, endive, oak leaf lettuce, radicchio, arugula)
200 grams Cherry tomatoes
100 grams Pecan (peeled)
250 grams green Asparagus
2 thin stalks Leeks
1 can Mandarin orange
1 Red onion
2 tablespoons Sesame seeds
freshly ground peppers
Walnut oil
peppers
balsamic vinegar
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Sesame seedsLeekonionWalnut oil

Preparation steps

1.

Rinse lettuce, trim and spin dry. Rinse tomatoes. Peel onion and cut into thin rings. Remove end from asparagus and blanch in a pot of boiling salted water for about 8-10 minutes. Drain and let cool. Rinse leeks, trim and cut into 2 cm (approximately 1 inch) long pieces. Blanch leeks in a pot of boiling salted water for 5 minutes. Drain and let cool. Drain mandarins.

2.

In a large salad bowl, mix lettuce, onion, tomato, asparagus, leeks, pecans and mandarin with 5 tablespoons oil, 3 tablespoons vinegar, mix well and season with salt and pepper. Toast sesame seeds over low heat in a dry skillet, sprinkle over salad, stir and serve immediately. Serve with fresh white bread and some cheese if desired.