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Recipe Category: Starters » Entrees

Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Capsicum Dressing

A salad that may be served as starter or on a large platter to share as a side.

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 200g red capsicum or tomato pesto
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 40g rocket leaves
  • basil leaves, for garnish
  • freshly ground black pepper, for sprinkling

Cook asparagus in a frypan with 1/2 cup water until tender but still bright green. Drain and refresh under cold water. Arrange asparagus and cherry tomatoes on a serving platter. Combine pesto with lemon and olive oil to make a dressing and drizzle over salad. Top with rocket and serve garnished with basil leaves and a sprinkling of black pepper.

Recipe Type: Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Author: Naomi Crisante
Stylist: Naomi Crisante
Photographer: Louis Petruccelli
Date Created: 28/04/2018

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