Asparagus and Orange Salad

This refreshing summer salad is perfect for hot days, and pairs well with grilled chicken and fish.


Asparagus and Orange Salad

Asparagus and Orange Salad


  • Romaine Lettuce, Torn Into Pieces
  • Asparagus, Cut Into 2-Inch Pieces
  • Orange Segments
  • Tomatoes, Sliced


  • 2 Tbs Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbs Orange Juice
  • 3 Tbs Raspberry Vinegar (Or 2 Tbs White Wine Vinegar)
  • 1 Tbs Honey
  • Dash of Salt and Pepper


  1. Bring a pot of water to boil, and add asparagus.  
  2. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Remove from heat, and immediately rinse asparagus with cold water.
  4. Layer lettuce, asparagus, oranges and tomatoes on a plate.
  5. Mix the olive oil, orange juice, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small container with a tight fitting lid.  
  6. Shake until well blended, and pour over the salad. Makes two servings.

Options: For a sweeter salad, use canned mandarin oranges, and add some of the syrup to the dressing instead of honey. To make this salad more filling, add some grilled chicken.