Welcome Spring Salad

March 20, 2014

Today marks the first day of spring.  To welcome the new season, prepare this delicious citrus and asparagus salad.  Segments of grapefruit and orange sit on a bed of greens and red quinoa.  Crisp and green asparagus spears are served alongside.  The entire salad is garnished with feta cheese and pepitas.

Citrus and Asparagus Salad
Recipe from Apples and Sparkle

2 red grapefruit
2 naval oranges
1 bundle (about a pound) of fresh asparagus, ends snapped off, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 T. fresh lemon juice
2 t.finely minced shallot
1 T. chopped fresh mint
6 T. extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 t. salt freshly ground black pepper
2 c. cooked red quinoa
5 oz. package of spring greens
1/3 c. crumbled feta cheese
1/4 c. pepitas, lightly toasted

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