Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Asparagus mango and chick peas salad


This colorful asparagus chick peas mango salad is perfect for pot luck or summer gathering, I made an experiment salad dressing with thinly slices fried garlic as a basic ingredients mix with lemon juice, lemon zest and honey



Ingredients :

- 1 lb asparagus
- 2 cans 15,5 oz chick peas / garbanzo beans
-  1/2 red onion
- 1 ripe mango
- 6 stalk celery heart

Dressing Ingredients :

- 4 clove garlic
- 4 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 lemon juice and Zest
- 1 Tbsp honey
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- handful fresh basil or cilantro

Directions :
In medium pan bring water to boil
Trim and cut asparagus and blanch in hot water for few minutes
remove and place into cold ice water,set aside

slice onion and celery and cut mango in a small cube, set aside

Meanwhile,
slice garlic really thin, Heat skillet in medium temperature and fry the garlic until lightly brown
remove from the heat, add lemon juice and lemon zest and honey whisk really well. set aside

Place the asparagus into large bowl salad mixed with chick peas, thinly slice onion,mango cube, slice celery and chopped fresh herbs.

Pour salad dressing into salad mix and stir, ready to serve.


3 comments:

Guru Uru said...

What a deliciously refreshing salad, mango is the best with chickpeas :D

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru

Angie Schneider said...

This salad has everything I love! YUM!

Ramona W said...

You can't ask for anything more.. healthy, beautiful and tasty looking salad.