Roasted asparagus strawberry salad

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

This salad is a good source of iron and vitamin C—a perfect pair! Vitamin C helps your body to absorb iron, a mineral needed to move oxygen throughout your body.

Ingredients

nonstick cooking spray
1 large lemon
1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons honey
1 pound asparagus, trimmed
1 pound strawberries, stems removed and sliced

Directions

  1. Spray grill grate with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Cut lemon in half and squeeze juice into a small bowl. Add oil and honey. Mix well. Set aside.
  3. Place asparagus on grill. Cook for 1 minute, turn and cook for 1 to 2 more minutes. Remove asparagus from grill and place on a cutting board. Cut each spear into 4 to 5 pieces.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine asparagus pieces and sliced strawberries. Add dressing and toss to coat.
  5. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings

Carb choices per serving: 1 1/2

First Published: 05/22/2014
Last Reviewed: 05/22/2014

asparagus and strawberry salad
Trying to eat fewer carbohydrates? You can use half (1 tablespoon) of the honey or replace the honey with a low-calorie sweetener such as sucralose, aspartame or stevia.
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