Shaved Asparagus, Radish and Parmesan Salad

Shaved Asparagus, Radish and Parmesan Salad
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Never tried asparagus raw? This is your chance! Parmesan cheese, tangy Dijon mustard and lemon in this dressing are a bold accompaniment for the thinly sliced asparagus and peppery radishes.

  • Prep time
    20 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 90

  • Total Fat 8g
    • Saturated Fat 1.4g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 130mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
    • Total Sugars 2g
  • Protein 3g
  • Potassium 210mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 1 1/2 Fat



  • small radishes
  • Parmesan cheese (grated)
    2 tbsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • garlic (grated or minced)
    1 clove
  • olive oil
    2 tbsp
  • Dijon Mustard
    1 tbsp
  • lemon (zested and juiced (about 1/4 cup juice))
  • large asparagus spears ((1 lb))
    1 bunch


  1. In a large salad bowl, whisk together lemon zest, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, garlic, ground black pepper, Parmesan cheese and olive oil.

  2. Trim woody ends off of asparagus and discard. Trim heads off asparagus and toss in the bowl with the salad dressing.

  3. Using a vegetable peeler, shave asparagus stalks lengthwise and toss with the dressing in the bowl (or slice the asparagus using a slicing blade on a food processor).

  4. Shave radishes with the peeler, mandolin or slicing blade on the food processor. Toss with rest of salad ingredients.