Shaved Asparagus Salad with Strawberries and Balsamic
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Serves: 6
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 3 leeks
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ¼ olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp honey (optional)
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • Shaved Parmesan
  1. Peel the leeks and slice very thinly.
  2. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat and add coconut oil.
  3. Add in leeks and caramelize until tender and sweet.
  4. Meanwhile, wash asparagus and hold onto the end. Using a vegetable peeler shave the asparagus, discarding the end you are holding.
  5. Add half of the shaved asparagus to pan with leeks and cook slightly, adding more coconut oil if needed.
  6. Place the other half of the shaved asparagus in a bowl with sliced strawberries, pine nuts, and warmed leek and asparagus mixture. Mix together.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, dijon mustard, honey, pepper and salt. Whisk well.
  8. Pour as much of this dressing as desired over asparagus salad.
  9. Top with shaved parmesan and enjoy!
Recipe by Simple Roots at