Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Salad

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Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Salad

Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Salad

A wonderful salad made with smoked salmon, red leaf lettuce, pecans, fresh asparagus, and frozen green peas. With a dressing of olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asparagus, frozen green peas, pecans, red leaf lettuce, smoked salmon
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus fresh; trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup pecans broken into pieces
  • 2 heads red leaf lettuce rinsed and torn
  • 1/2 cup green peas frozen; thawed
  • 1/4 pound smoked salmon cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Bring a pot of water to a boil. Place asparagus in the pot, and cook 5 minutes, just until tender. Drain, and set aside.
  • Place the pecans in a skillet over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted.
  • In a large bowl, toss together the asparagus, pecans, red leaf lettuce, peas, and salmon.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Toss with the salad or serve on the side.
  • Original recipe yield: 8 servings

Notes

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Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Salad
Serving Size
 
1 cup
Amount per Serving
Calories
151
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
12
g
18
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
8
g
Cholesterol
 
3
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
285
mg
12
%
Potassium
 
337
mg
10
%
Carbohydrates
 
6
g
2
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
6
g
12
%
Vitamin A
 
6302
mcg
700
%
Vitamin C
 
11
mg
13
%
Calcium
 
48
mg
5
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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