Do you ever get tired of the same old salad? Sometimes you need a unique recipe to force you to switch up the standard lettuce and tomatoes. This Asparagus & Grapefruit Salad does just that!  This quick and easy combination of asparagus, citrus, and salty feta along with the crunch of pistachios will have your taste buds begging for more!

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Asparagus & Grapefruit Salad

This Asparagus & Grapefruit Salad has a delicious combination of citrus, salty feta and crunchy pistachios that will have your taste buds begging for more!

  • Author: Ranelle Kirchner, RDN, Chef for EatLove
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Ingredients

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  • 12 spears asparagus, cut into 1.5” pieces; ends removed
  • 1⁄2 grapefruits, sectioned
  • 1⁄8 cup pistachios, toasted
  • 6 cups salad greens
  • 2 ounces feta, crumbled
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Blanch the asparagus in a pot of boiling water by bring water up to a boil. Carefully lower the
    asparagus into the hot water and cook for 3-5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl of ice water and allow
    to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, in a bowl, toss together the grapefruit, pistachios, salad greens, and feta.
  3. Split between plates and top with cooled asparagus and drizzle of olive oil.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 209
  • Sodium: 267 mg
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 9 g

Keywords: best vegetarian salad, asparagus, asparagus salad, feta salad

For other delicious, healthy recipes, check out:

Mediterranean Beets with Garlic
Chocolate Avocado Pudding
Peanut Hoisin Stir-Fry
Avocado and Tomato Sandwich

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Asparagus & Grapefruit Salad