Young asparagus sprouts are relatively high in protein for a vegetable and contain
plenty of antioxidants and sulfur compounds that contribute to good health.
1 bunch thin asparagus spears
2 handfuls of watercress, arugula or other greens
½ small red onion, thinly sliced
1 orange cut into segments
1 tsp finely grated orange zest
Dressing: 1- 2 tbsp orange juice
½ – 1 tsp agave nectar
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp poppy seeds
¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
Steam asparagus for approx. 10 minutes, until just tender.
Refresh under cool water, drain well.
Arrange on a platter with greens, onion and orange.
Blend dressing and whisk in olive oil, drizzle over salad.
Sprinkle with poppy seeds and crumbled feta cheese.