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Roasted Asparagus Salad recipe with arugula

This delicious Roasted Asparagus Salad recipe with arugula will be a new lunchtime favorite and it's so easy to make you'll want to make it everyday.
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Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American, Italain
Keyword: Roasted Asparagus Salad recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Rachel Quenzer

Ingredients

Roasted Asparagus Salad ingredients

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, ends removed
  • 6 cups fresh arugula
  • 1/2 cup shaved parmesan
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and fresh, cracked pepper

Basil Honey Dressing

  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2-3/4 cup fresh basil, packed
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 small shallot, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp/ lemon juice

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Remove the woody ends of the asparagus and discard. Then chop the asparagus into thirds.
  • Add the asparagus pieces to a baking sheet and brush them with olive oil. Then sprinkle them with salt and pepper and add them to the oven for 15-20 minutes.
  • While the asparagus cooks, make the dressing by combining all the ingredients in a food processor and blending. Set aside or refrigerate if you are going to eat this later.
  • Add 3 cups of arugula to each plate and once the asparagus is done, top the arugula.
  • Drizzle with Basil Honey dressing, top with shaved Parmesan, pine nuts, fresh basil pieces, thyme and sea salt and pepper. Serve immediately.