Grilled Asparagus Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

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Nice light meal great for an easy lunch.

 

Grilled Asparagus Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

Serves 2

Ingredients:

½ lb. asparagus

2 tsp. grated orange rind

2 Tbsp. orange juice

¼ cup olive oil

2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

½ tsp. Dijon mustard

2 bacon slices, cooked, crumbled

½ lb. salad greens

 

Directions:

Snap off tough ends of asparagus and discard. Combine orange rind, juice, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix well. Pour 1/3 of dressing of asparagus, marinate in fridge for one hour. Hear grill to medium high heat. Grill asparagus for 8-10 minutes covered. Place asparagus on salad greens, sprinkle with bacon and rest of dressing.

Inspired by Southern Living

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