Asparagus-Beet Salad with Tahini Dressing
Recipe Type: Side
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Serves: 2
The warm weather finally broke last week and with it came asparagus!
Tahini dressing
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 7 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 bunch asparagus, stems trimmed
  • ½ sugar beet, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons Tahini Dressing
  1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the shallot, tahini, olive oil, vinegar, and water until mixture is smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  1. Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil. Blanch the asparagus, cooking for about 8 minutes until tender. Shock in ice water and drain. Slice on a bias to ½-inch pieces.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the asparagus, beets and dressing. Toss to combine and enjoy.
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