Looking for the perfect fresh simple healthy salad for spring or Easter. The ingredients blend together to create a winning combination. Remember, when slicing fresh Chives, use scissors, this will keep their juices intact.
1 large bunch asparagus
2 (6 oz.) jars quarter & marinated artichoke halves
1 cup grape tomatoes cut in 1/2
A small handful fresh Chives, sliced
2 tsp. red wine vinegar
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
3 Tbsp. olive oil
Pinch of salt & pepper
1/2 tsp. agave nectar or 1 tsp. sugar
Snap off the tough ends of asparagus. Slice asparagus into 1 inch pieces. Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil. Add asparagus and boil 1 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. In a medium bowl, whisk together red wine vinegar, mustard, olive oil, salt, pepper and sugar, In a large bowl, add asparagus, artichoke halves, tomatoes and Chives. Drizzle wit dressing and mix well. Refrigerate 1 hour for flavor to blend.
Serves 4 - 6
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