Mr. Food: Lemony Asparagus and Radish Salad

What You’ll Need

  • 1 bunch (about 15 stalks) fresh asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 10 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

What to Do

  1. In a large skillet over high heat, bring 1 inch of water to boil. Add asparagus and blanch 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp tender. Place asparagus in ice bath 5 minutes, then drain well. Cut into 2-inch pieces and place in medium bowl.  Add radishes, scallions, and lemon zest; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk lemon juice and sugar until sugar dissolves. Add oil and salt; mix well. Pour lemon juice mixture over vegetables; toss until evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes or until chilled.

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