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Green Salad with Asparagus & Peas

From: EatingWell

Here's a salad where we've combined two stars of the spring garden, asparagus and peas. Since the asparagus goes into the mix raw, you'll want to look for the freshest, most tender spears you can find and slice them into very thin rounds.

Servings: 8 servings, about 2 cups each
Prep: 35 mins
Total: 35 mins
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Ingredients
2 teaspoons  freshly grated lemon zest
1/4 cup  lemon juice
1/4 cup  canola oil, or extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon  sugar
1/2 teaspoon  salt
1/4 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
2 heads  Boston or Bibb lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
2 cups  very thinly sliced fresh asparagus, (about 1 bunch)
2 cups  shelled fresh peas, (about 3 pounds unshelled)
1 pint  grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons  minced fresh chives, or scallion greens
Directions
1. Combine lemon zest and juice, oil, sugar, salt and pepper in a large salad bowl. Add lettuce, asparagus, peas, tomatoes and chives (or scallion greens); toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
Calories 113, Total Fat 7 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat 4 g, Sodium 152 mg, Carbohydrate 10 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 3 g, Potassium 339 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin A 45%, Vitamin C 45%. Exchanges: Vegetable 2,Fat 1.5.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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