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Tomato and Asparagus Salad

Tomato and Asparagus Salad

 

Ingredients

225g pack vine ripened British Classic Tomatoes, thickly sliced
100g pkt asparagus tips
25g (1oz) pine kernels, toasted
10 ml (2 tsp) hot horseradish sauce
20 ml (4 tsp) garlic wine vinegar
40 ml (8 tsp) extra virgin olive oil

To Serve:
crisp salad leaves

Method

Serves 4

  1. Cook the asparagus in water for 4-5 minutes. Drain, rinse under cold water, then drain again.

  2. Place asparagus, tomatoes and pine kernels in a bowl.

  3. Whisk dressing ingredients together, then pour over tomatoes and toss together.

  4. Arrange salad leaves on plates, then spoon on tomato and asparagus.

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