Springtime Spinach Salad
PREP TIME: 15 Minutes
MAKES: 6 Servings
½ lb. fresh DOLE® Asparagus Spears, or 1 package 10 oz. frozen asparagus tips (230 g or 285 g)
¼ cup water (60 mL)
1 package 142g DOLE Baby Spinach or Spinach and Leaf Salads
1 pint fresh DOLE® Strawberries, sliced (300 g)
½ cup julienne-sliced DOLE® Red Onion (75 g)
2/3 cup crumbled feta or blue cheese (60 g)
½ cup bottled raspberry vinaigrette or red wine and vinegar dressing (125 mL)
Break off woody ends of asparagus (the bottom 1 to 1-½ inch or 2.5cm) and discard. Cut asparagus into 1-inch lengths. Place in a microwaveable dish with water. Microwave on HIGH power for 3 minutes. Immediately rinse asparagus under cold water for 1 minute; drain well.
Place salad, drained asparagus, strawberries, onion and cheese in a large bowl.
Toss ingredients well with salad dressing; serve immediately.