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Asparagus Salad

This recipe for Asparagus Salad has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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This simple salad is lovely as a starter, accompaniment or healthy tapas dish. It is full of favour and colour.

Ingredients for Asparagus Salad

150g fresh green asparagus
2 medium tomatoes
2 medium potatoes
50g sweet corn
Olive oil
Salt and pepper to season

How to make Asparagus Salad

  • Boil the potatoes for about 8 minutes until cooked but still firm, drain and allow to cool.
  • Trim the ends of the asparagus, removing any hard bits then blanch in boiling water for a few minutes until just tender, drain and allow to cool.
  • When cool, peel the potatoes and cut into bite sized pieces, then cut the tomatoes into similar sized chunks.
  • Arrange the potatoes, tomatoes, sweet corn and asparagus onto a serving dish, drizzle with olive oil and then season.

This is the basic Spanish recipe and you can add different ingredients such as cucumber, red or yellow pepper, olives or apple.

Asparagus Salad

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams