Photo of Grilled Asparagus Salad by WW

Grilled Asparagus Salad

2
1
1
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
21 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
6 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
A fabulous combination of fresh asparagus and peas, tossed with orange segments and crumbled gorgonzola.

Ingredients

Uncooked asparagus

1 pound(s), tough ends trimmed

Cooking spray

2 spray(s)

Table salt

¼ tsp(s)

Lettuce

1 head(s), small, red leaf, torn (about 6 cups)

Uncooked green peas

¾ cup(s)

Uncooked red onion(s)

1 small, thinly sliced

Orange(s)

2 large, navel, segmented, membranes reserved*

Crumbled feta cheese

cup(s), or gorgonzola cheese

Low-fat vinaigrette salad dressing

2 tbsp(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill (or grill pan) to high.
  2. Coat asparagus with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt. Grill asparagus until lightly charred and softened, turning once, about 5 to 6 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature; slice into 1-inch pieces and place in a serving bowl.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to asparagus and squeeze orange membranes over top; toss to coat. Yields about 1 heaping cup per serving.

Notes

To watch a video of this technique, click here.If you can’t find fresh baby peas, substitute defrosted (uncooked) frozen baby peas in their place.