Red capsicum and asparagus salad

The colour of these vegetables make a great looking salad and the hint of mustard adds a zing to the dressing.

Red capsicum and asparagus salad

Ingredients

Serves 2-3

1 bunch asparagus
1 red capsicum, deseeded and sliced into chunks

Dressing:
1 Tbsp canola oil
2 Tbsp white vinegar
1 tsp prepared wholegrain mustard
1 tsp sugar

Method

Slice asparagus into 5 cm lengths. Blanch in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Remove and cool in iced water or under cold running water. Drain well.
Place asparagus and capsicum in a serving dish.

To make dressing:
Place oil, vinegar, mustard and sugar in a screw top jar and shake well to dissolve the sugar.
Pour over the asparagus mixture and gently toss.

Variation: Use 8-10 strawberries, halved, in place of red capsicum

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [3 Serves]
Energy 257kj
Protein 1.2g
Total fat 4.7g
- saturated fat 0.5g
Carbohydrates 3.3g
- sugars 3.3g
Fibre 0.8g
Sodium 28mg

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