Asparagus Mimosa Salad

This Asparagus Mimosa Salad is one of the simplest and healthiest breakfast recipes we have on our website. In fact, this salad can be served at any time of the day, but since it topped with a grated egg (the most breakfast ingredient ever), we love to have it in the morning. The recipe is super simple, yet very delicious. Just want to warn you to keep an eye on your asparagus. Make sure to blanch it just for 3-4 minutes, not to boil it until it becomes soft and brownish. Bon Appétit!

Asparagus Mimosa Salad recipe

TIP: Just to make the process as efficient as possible, prepare a bowl filled with iced water before you start cooking the asparagus. This way you’ll be able to chill the asparagus in seconds and keep it crunchy and green.

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My Recipe

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Yields: 2 portions

Ingredients:

  • hard boiled eggs - 2
  • asparagus - 1 lb
  • extra virgin olive oil - 1/4 cup
  • Dijon mustard - 2 teaspoons
  • lemon juice - 1 teaspoon, or to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper - to taste
  • salt - to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a medium sauce pan bring around 8 cups of water to a boil. Season with 1 tablespoon of salt.
  2. Add the asparagus to a boiling water and cook for about 3 minutes or until it turns bright green.
  3. Remove with tongs, or drain in a colander.
  4. Transfer the asparagus to ice water for 1 minute to stop the cooking process and keep the color bright green.

3 Comments

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    heather (delicious not gorgeous) March 1, 2017 (11:55 am)

    smitten kitchen has a recipe for asparagus with almonds and yogurt dressing that’s really tasty too! it reminds me of this one (:

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      Anna Voloshyna March 1, 2017 (3:33 pm)

      Almonds and asparagus sounds like a cool combo =)

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    Virginia Harmon May 30, 2018 (6:58 am)

    Where is the rest of the recipe?
    You stopped with the asparagus!