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Asparagus, Red Onion and Asiago Salad

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 Asparagus, Red Onion and Asiago Salad
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $1.21

$1.21 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 10 minutes

Ready in 10 minutes

6 vegetarian,gluten-free,primal,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian,primal side dish
spoonacular Score:52%

Spoonacular Score: 52%

 

Asparagus, Red Onion and Asiago Salad might be just the side dish you are searching for. Watching your figure? This gluten free, primal, and vegetarian recipe has 130 calories, 7g of protein, and 9g of fat per serving. For $1.21 per serving, this recipe covers 9% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 10 minutes. Head to the store and pick up pencil asparagus, kosher salt and ground pepper, coarsely aged pecorino, and a few other things to make it today. Try Grilled Asparagus and Asiago Salad, Roasted Cod With Tomatoes and Red Onion, and Warm Asparagus and Bacon Toast with Red Pepper-Shallot Vinaigrette for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 bunch
1 bunch asparagus
asparagus
some
some black kosher salt
black kosher salt
0.13 cups
0.13 cups olive oil
olive oil
1 cup
1 cup pecorino
pecorino
1 small
1 small diced red onion
diced red onion
0.5 cups
0.5 cups red wine vinegar
red wine vinegar
1 bunch asparagus
1 bunch
asparagus
some black kosher salt
some
black kosher salt
0.13 cups olive oil
0.13 cups
olive oil
1 cup pecorino
1 cup
pecorino
1 small diced red onion
1 small
diced red onion
0.5 cups red wine vinegar
0.5 cups
red wine vinegar

Equipment

bowl
bowl
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Cut the asparagus, including the tips into very thin slices, crosswise and place in a medium bowl. Add the red onion and pecorino and toss to combine. Dress with the vinegar, olive oil and salt and toss again.

It is best to do this about an hour or so in advance to let the flavors meld together

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.21
Ingredient
1 bunch asparagus
⅛ cups olive oil
1 cup pecorino
1 small diced red onion
½ cups red wine vinegar
Price
$3.99
$0.32
$2.00
$0.37
$0.61
$7.28

Tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Kosher salt is a type of coarse-grained salt popular among chefs because it is easy to pick up with the fingertips and sticks well when coating meat. The name "kosher salt" comes from the word "koshering", the process of making food suitable for consumption according to Jewish law. You can easily substitute table salt or sea salt in recipes where the salt is being dissolved, but if you're using it to coat meat, you might wish you had the kosher salt.

  • Size doesn't matter (when buying asparagus). Look for firm, straight stalks and an even green color. Leave limp and otherwise sad looking asparagus behind. Store in the fridge, but use within a few days.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), asparagus is one of the "cleanest" vegetables when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not necessarily need to buy organic asparagus.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
130 Calories
7g Protein
9g Total Fat
5g Carbs
12% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
130
7%

Fat
9g
14%

  Saturated Fat
3g
22%

Carbohydrates
5g
2%

  Sugar
2g
3%

Cholesterol
17mg
6%

Sodium
397mg
17%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
7g
14%

Vitamin K
34µg
33%

Calcium
200mg
20%

Phosphorus
172mg
17%

Vitamin A
636IU
13%

Folate
43µg
11%

Iron
1mg
10%

Vitamin E
1mg
10%

Vitamin B2
0.17mg
10%

Vitamin B1
0.12mg
8%

Copper
0.16mg
8%

Manganese
0.16mg
8%

Fiber
1g
8%

Vitamin C
5mg
7%

Selenium
4µg
6%

Zinc
0.87mg
6%

Potassium
200mg
6%

Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5%

Magnesium
19mg
5%

Vitamin B3
0.77mg
4%

Vitamin B12
0.19µg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.3mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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