Simple, fresh and healthy! This Marinated Asparagus Tomato Salad is dressed in an easy homemade vinaigrette and takes minutes to prepare. Enjoy as a side or toss with grilled chicken or cheese for a light, healthy main meal.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Keyword fast and easy
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 3minutes
Total Time 18minutes
1/2poundasparagus,trimmed and cut on the bias into 3 pieces each
8ouncesbaby heirloom tomatoes,halved, or mixed colored cherry tomatoes
Trim and cut the asparagus and place in a microwaveable dish with 1 tablespoon of water. Cover with cling film and microwave for 2 1/2 minutes, depending on your microwave. Pour a large glass full of ice and water into the bowl and toss the asparagus until cool. OR plunge the asparagus into boiling water until it turns bright green and crisp tender. Remove from the pot and place into a bowl of ice water until cool. This sets the color of the asparagus.
Halve the tomatoes and place the vegetables into a medium bowl
Mince the garlic and shallot and place into a small mason jar or into a small bowl. Add the other ingredients and shake the jar or mix with a small whisk. Taste and adjust seasoning.
Toss the vegetables with the dressing and serve.
Marinated Asparagus Tomato Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.