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Shaved Asparagus Salad

I love asparagus. Even as a kid asparagus was a favorite veggie on the dinner table, and we all looked forward to summer to enjoy it. In spirit of asparagus, I made this shaved asparagus salad. A bright, summery salad that is ready in no time, filled with rich pistachios, zippy lemon and grassy asparagus!

Choosing asparagus:

When choosing asparagus, choose thinner stalks. They'll be tender, sweet, grassy and full of flavor. Large, thick asparagus can be "woody" and stringy.

Preparing asparagus:

If you've ever wondered how to cook asparagus - let me ease your mind - don't cook it! You CAN eat asparagus raw, it's actually one of my favorite ways to enjoy this delicious vegetable.Raw asparagus is actually good for you, and a great way to include asparagus into your diet!

But in reality, asparagus is super versatile - it can be roasted, grilled, steamed, added to stir fries, or raw.

But don't take my word for it, try my raw shaved asparagus salad!


Shaved Asparagus Salad

Prep Time: 15 mins

Serves: 2-4


  • 1/2 lb asparagus shaved (250g)

  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

  • ¼ cup Shaved parmesan

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • Zest of 1 lime

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • Sea salt

  • 2 tbsp chopped pistachios


  1. Combine asparagus, parsley, and parmesan in a bowl.

  2. Whisk together lime juice, zest, olive oil, and salt. Pour over asparagus.

  3. Toss shaved asparagus with dressing, top with pistachios

#asparagus #salad

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