Sliced Asparagus Salad

Cuisinart original

This salad is a wonderful way to showcase the great flavor of raw asparagus.


Yield: about 3½ cups


1     bunch (about 1 pound) asparagus,
       preferably thin spears
¼    cup toasted pine nuts
       pinch freshly ground black pepper
       pinch crushed red pepper
2     tablespoons Lemon Vinaigrette
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1½ ounces Pecorino

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (½ cup):

Calories 250 (82% from fat) • carb. 3g • pro. 3g • fat 25g • sat. fat 6g • chol. 5mg • sod. 277mgcalc. 235mg • fiber 2g


1. Insert the medium slicing disc into the food processor. Slice the asparagus and then transfer to a shallow serving bowl. Add the pine nuts, black pepper, crushed red pepper, and vinaigrette.
Toss lightly to combine.
2. Remove the medium slicing disc and replace with the fine slicing disc. Slice the Pecorino and then add to the bowl with the other ingredients. Stir gently and serve immediately.