White asparagus salad

White asparagus salad
This spring salad combines warm white asparagus, hard-boiled eggs and small croutons, dressed with a tasty herb vinaigrette.
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Last modified on: May 21th 2014

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 30 min.
White asparagus salad
Prepare the asparagus.

When cooked, drain and cut into lengths on the diagonal (like penne pasta), as shown in the photo.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
White asparagus salad
Leave the asparagus on a cloth.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
White asparagus salad
Cut 2 slices bread into small cubes (you can remove the crust if you wish).

Stage 4 - 5 min.
White asparagus salad
Melt 2 tablespoons Clarified butter in a frying pan, then add the bread cubes and fry until golden brown.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
White asparagus salad

Stage 6 - 5 min.
White asparagus salad
Combine the asparagus, croutons and hard-boiled eggs in a salad bowl. Snip the parsley and chives over the top, then add the vinaigrette and mix well. Your asparagus salad is ready.
If (like me), you enjoy warm ingredients in salads, you can give the asparagus a few seconds in the microwave to reheat it, just before adding to the bowl.

If you do not have clarified butter, use a little oil instead.
! hour maximum, otherwise the croutons will go soggy.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,614 Kcal or 6,757 Kj169 gr1,162 gr157 gr
81 %65 %110 %24 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
252 Kcal or 1,055 Kj26 gr182 gr25 gr
13 %10 %17 %4 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
404 Kcal or 1,691 Kj42 gr291 gr39 gr
20 %16 %27 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Egg, Sulfites, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.05 €
  • Per person : 0.76 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
AsparagusAsparagus: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Creamy asparagus and meat timbale, How to prepare asparagus, Asparagus and spinach gratin, Filet mignon with asparagus, Asparagus "en petit pois", ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Polish-style beetroot salad, Red cabbage salad with chives, Warm chicken salad, Mixed salad stack, Warm scallop and cabbage salad, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Linzer torte, Langres-style spinach, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Julia salad, Springtime mixed salad, ... All
BreadBread: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: bread-crust quiche, French toast "cordon bleu", Leek and egg frichti, Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds, Polpete, ... All
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