Capsicum, asparagus and potato salad

Try this with delicious new season asparagus.

Capsicum, asparagus and potato salad

Ingredients

Serves 4

1 bunch asparagus, sliced, blanched and drained
1 red capsicum, deseeded and sliced
½-1 cup chopped mixed herbs (basil, coriander or parsley)
600g boiling or new potatoes, washed, cooked, sliced into bite-sized chunks
freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Dressing:
2 Tbsp canola oil
2 Tbsp white vinegar
1 Tbsp sugar

Method

Place asparagus, capsicum,  mixed herbs and potatoes in a salad bowl.
Pour dressing over mixture.
Sprinkle generously with pepper and mix well.

To make the dressing: blend oil, vinegar and sugar together.

Variation: Add chopped cooked bacon.

To blanch asparagus:
Place in rapidly boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Remove and cool in iced water or under cold running water. Drain well.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [4 Serves]
Energy 774kj
Protein 5.1g
Total fat 7.4g
- saturated fat 0.6g
Carbohydrates 22.5g
- sugars 7.8g
Fibre 4.2g
Sodium 7mg

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