Grilled Balsamic Asparagus Salad

Grilled Balsamic Asparagus Salad

Grilled Balsamic Asparagus Salad

Grilled asparagus is my spirit vegetable , the taste is unbelievable compared to the old days of steamed asparagus.

It is literally so hot in Spain that the idea of cooking anything that takes longer then 10min is a no go !

This salad is a great lunch or dinner as the grilled asparagus makes it feel more like a meal then just a plain salad and its perfect for meatless Mondays !


1 bunch of asparagus trimmed and washed

1 cup chopped iceberg lettuce

1 cup arugula (rocket)

1 large tomato chopped bite size

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

1 small Spanish onion chopped


3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Pinch of Salt

Fresh-ground pepper

1/2 tsp mustard

1/2 tbs runny honey


In a large bowl mix together all salad ingredients gently and set aside.

Preheat grill to high heat.

while oven is heating

 Mix together all salad dressing ingredients in a sealable container and shake until well mixed.

Lightly coat the asparagus spears with olive oil.

Season with salt and pepper to taste

Grill over high heat for 2 to 3 minutes.

pour dressing over salad and toss

Add asparagus and serve



jennifer rice

Jennifer Rice is a lover of all things living and has dedicated her life to making a difference to all those who cross her path.
A passion for mind and body movement has led her into a long and successful career in pilates; teaching on a global scale, with clients in Canada, New Zealand, Dubai,LA and Jordan and more recently, Spain.
Her understanding of how the human body performs, combined with her extensive knowledge of nutrition and natural health therapies, allow Jennifer to be the complete wellness expert.
Not content to just help humans, Jennifer has a heart for animals and has been known to spend her time, when she isn’t working with clients or in her garden, at her local animal refuge centre, donating her time to our furry or feathered friends in need.
A wanderlust spirit keeps Jennifer on the move and her worldly outlook on life brings a refreshing point of view; always with a smile and an open heart

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