I love veggies, I really do. Eating veggies and fruits is my way of balancing my obsession with sweets. This somehow makes me feel better, at least in some areas in my diet I am being good.
I especially love salad or side dishes that are easy to prepare, like this one.
I made this Greek Style Grilled Asparagus Salad as a side dish to Roasted Chicken. I don’t even mind eating it on its own. It feels like eating nuts, which I love. It is worth buying Asparagus for this recipe. Let’s get started!
- 1 1/2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cups tomato, sliced
- 1/4 cup kalamata olive
- 1/4 cup Olive Oil
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/tsp black pepper
- 1 tbsp lemon juice or Balsamic vinaigrette
- Mix olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
- Toss the asparagus spears in the oil, salt and pepper and grill over medium-high heat until crisp-tender and slightly charred. Set aside remaining dressing.
- If you want to bake it or roast it, Bake at 350F for 10 minutes or until the Asparagus is cook. I like mine a little bit crunchy and not too over bake.
- Toss Cherry Tomato and Kalamata Olive in the salad dressing
- Serve topped with the tomatoes and the kalamata olive.
Note: If you do not want to grill the Asparagus, you can also steam, roast or bake it.
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Try it and let me know how it goes. Feel free to share this recipe and let’s get the community eating healthy!♥