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Shaved Asparagus & Avocado Salad + Cookbook Giveaway!

This shaved Asparagus & Avocado Salad tossed with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette is the perfect spring side dish!
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings



  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 basil leaves torn or chiffonade
  • 15 asparagus spears tough ends trimmed
  • 1 avocado diced


  • Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt and basil. Set aside.
  • Use a vegetable peeler to shave the asparagus. When it gets to thin to shave, chop. Repeat with remaining asparagus spears.
  • Place asparagus and avocado in a bowl. Whisk dressing once more, pour over salad. Toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.


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Keywords: asparagus, avocado, giveaway, salad, Vegetarian