Bright, colorful, light, and crunchy, this salad is perfect. Asparagus ribbons, radishes, rainbow carrots, and whimsical chive blossoms are strewn atop a bed of nutrient-dense micro greens. A tangy tahini dressing ties all the different flavors together. Enjoy this salad with a refreshing glass of lemonade.

Wild Spinach and Asparagus Salad [Vegan]

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Serves

2

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Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 10-12 stalks of asparagus, sliced as ribbons with a vegetable peeler
  • 5 radishes, sliced thinly with mandolin
  • 2-3 rainbow carrots, sliced thinly with mandolin
  • A handful wild spinach
  • A small handful sunflower greens
  • A small handful microgreens
  • Chive blossoms (optional)

For the Poppyseed Tahini Dressing:

  • 1 tablespoon poppyseeds
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • Salt and pepper
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon oil of your choice
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Preparation

  1. Combine all salad ingredients.
  2. To make dressing, combine all ingredients and whisk until well blended. Combine with salad ingredients and serve.
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