Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Salad


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.
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword asparagus, frozen green peas, pecans, red leaf lettuce, smoked salmon
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 151kcal


  • 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


  • 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


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Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 6302mcg | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 3mg

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