Potato and Asparagus Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Potato and Asparagus Salad recipe? Learn how to make Potato and Asparagus Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by megsambit

Makes 6 servings



Very slightly adapted recipe for Potato and Green Bean salad from Epicurious.com. Intended to be a side dish for Asian dinners.

Recipe Ingredients for Potato and Asparagus Salad

1 1/2 pounds red potatoes
1 1/2 pounds asparagus, cut diagonally into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons yellow miso (fermented soybean paste)
2 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon Sherry vinegar
1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves, washed well, spun dry, and chopped

Recipe Directions for Potato and Asparagus Salad

  1. Cut potatoes into 3/4-inch wedges. On a large steamer rack set over boiling water steam potatoes, covered, until just tender, about 10 minutes, and transfer to a bowl.

  2. Steam asparagus on rack over boiling water, covered, until just tender, about 4 minutes, and transfer to bowl. Vegetables may be steamed 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Bring vegetables to room temperature before proceeding.

  3. In a large bowl whisk together miso, citrus juices, oil, and vinegar and add steamed vegetables, and parsley, tossing to combine well. Season salad with salt if necessary.

Categories

Potatoes, Vegetables, First Course, Salads, Side Dish, Asian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
139
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
226mg
9%
Potassium
802mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
25.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.8g
19%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
5.5g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 46%
Calcium 5% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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