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Arugula Salad with Shaved Asparagus, Shaved Carrots and Slivered Almonds

This Arugula Salad with Shaved Asparagus, Shaved Carrots and Slivered Almonds is simple, elegant and delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: arugula salad, arugula salad with asparagus
Servings: 2
Calories: 146kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 oz arugula
  • 3 baby carrots shaved thinly with a peeler
  • 1 bunch asparagus shaved thinly with a peeler
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds more or less to taste

Instructions

  • Rinse and dry the arugula. Place in a large bowl.
  • Rinse and dry the carrots. Peel the outside of the baby carrots and discard. Then cut the end off at a 45 degree angle. Now you can shave thin round slices with a peeler. Toss the shaved carrots over the arugula in the bowl.
  • Rinse and dry the asparagus. Now take the peeler and slowly shave pieces off, you should be turning the asparagus as you shave it. That way you shave it all as evenly as possible. Discard any woody ends of the asparagus. Toss the shaved asparagus over the arugula and carrots.
  • Toss on slivered almonds. You could toast them if you desire. I was in a hurry so I did not bother.
  • Gently toss the salad.
  • If you have a favourite dressing you can use that. I like lemon with asparagus so I used Meyer Lemon Dressing.
  • Serve with a big old this did not fill me up smile!

Notes

Recipe originally posted on May 1, 2014.

Nutrition

Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 847mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5451IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 203mg | Iron: 6mg