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Lovely for outdoors or to accompany a dinner inside – this asparagus salad is perfect for the summer.

ASPARAGUS SALAD WITH LEMON AND FETA

asparagus and feta salad

1 1/2 pounds of asparagus spears, trimmed

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

zest and juice from 1 lemon

3 tablespoons of olive oil

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Bring about 1/2 inch of water to a boil in a large skillet. Add asparagus and cover. Simmer 3 to 4 minutes, or until asparagus is crisp tender., drain.

Rinse asparagus with cold water, drain well on paper towels.

Meanwhile, mix mustard, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a small bowl. Gradually add oil, whisking constantly until well blended and thickened.

Place asparagus on a plate, top with mustard sauce and cheese.

Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Kraft

http://www.kraftrecipes.com/

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