Recipe: Asparagus & Strawberry Salad with Feta


Recipe: Lewis Farms

A simple five-ingredient salad to make summer produce shine.

INGREDIENTS

2 splashes of avocado or olive oil
3 bunches of fresh asparagus
2 large handfuls of fresh strawberries, sliced
1 avocado
splash of balsamic vinegar
100g feta
freshly ground black pepper

METHOD

Place a fry pan on a medium heat and add a splash of oil. Once hot, place asparagus spears gently in the pan and cook for about three to five minutes (in two batches), continually moving the pan, so the asparagus cooks evenly. Cool when cooked.

Add another splash of oil to the same pan and then the sliced strawberries. Splash over the balsamic and cook for about two minutes (until slightly caramelized).

Arrange asparagus on a white platter, top with strawberries, sliced avocado and crumbled feta. Finish with freshly ground black pepper.

Serves 6 (as a side)

This fourth generation farming family grows asparagus and strawberries (and know the “right” way to make an asparagus roll)

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