Asparagus Salad for Easter

Asparagus Salad for Easter

Asparagus Salad for Easter

Pea and asparagus salad with goat's cheese, a French recipe for Easter

April 1, 2013

Type of dish

Cuisine

Dietary Consideration

Season & Occasion

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 45 MIN

ingredients

Asparagus
500 g
peas
300 g
rocket
1 bunch
Cheese
350 g, goat
Olive oil
Parsley
6 tbsp
Garlic
2 cloves
salt
Ground pepper

Preparation

Wash and trim the asparagus, cutting off the woody ends, and blanch in plenty of boiling, salted water for about 15 minutes. Drain, leave to cool slightly and cut into pieces at an angle.

Blanch the peas in boiling, salted water for about 5 miutes. Drain and leave to cool. Wash the rocket and spin dry. Peel the garlic and press into 8 tbsp olive oil. Add the herbs, salt and plenty of pepper and puree finely with an electric hand blender.

Leave to stand for 5 minutes. Mix the asparagus, peas and rocket and divide between 4 plates. Scatter with spoonfuls of goat's cheese and serve drizzled with the garlic and herb dressing. Fresh, crusty white bread goes well with this dish.

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