Asparagus and avo salad

A summery salad filled with wonderful fresh ingredients.
 
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Recipe from: 22 September 2011
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 5 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 2
    firm avos, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1
    bunch of asparagus, trimmed and steamed until al dente
  • 1
    packet of broad beans, boiled in vegetable stock until tender
  • a handful of mint leaves
  • 1
    wheel of feta cheese, crumbled
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • freshly ground salt and pepper
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • extra virgin olive for drizzling
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Method

 
Gently toss the avo, asparagus, beans, mint, feta and lemon zest together.
Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil.
Season to taste.

Reprinted with permission of Bits of Carey.
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