A quick, healthy, side dish for any meal.

Making a fresh salad at home is a great way to make sure you’re eating a healthy eating plan! With so many delicious salads to choose from, it can be hard to choose the right recipe for you. Even if you’ve been following a low-carb diet, you probably find yourself hesitating before making the jump to eating more veggies and less carbs. Why? For starters, it’s hard to get too much veggies on the menu when the majority of your meals are carb-heavy. So, you may find yourself giving up on fresh salads altogether. Or you may start picking out salads that are higher in calories, fat, and carbs. It just doesn’t make sense, right?

Asparagus is a great vegetable for people trying to lose weight because it is low in carbs and packed with vitamins and minerals like potassium, calcium, and vitamin K which are important for keeping your bones strong and healthy. While there are many ways to prepare asparagus, this asparagus salad recipe is one of my favorites. The walnuts add a nice crunch to the dish, and the asparagus, tomatoes and dill are lightly dressed with a light lemon vinaigrette to take it from simple to something a little more special.

Asparagus salad with walnuts on a low-carb diet

 

 

Asparagus is low in carbohydrates and high in nutrients. Peruvian cuisine is the inspiration for this dish. Peru is one among the world’s leading growers of this delicious and versatile vegetable. This delightfully light salad includes raw asparagus and is enhanced with lemon, Parmesan, and a pinch of red pepper. This is a wonderful side dish because of those tastes, as well as the crunch of the walnuts in each mouthful.

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F/175 degrees C. 

  2. Place the walnuts on a baking pan and toast for 10 minutes, or until gently brown.

  3. Prepare the asparagus by cutting off the bottom ends, which are fibrous and harsh, while the walnuts are baking (See the Tips section below, for an easy method). The remaining asparagus should then be sliced into thin, angled slices. 

  4. In a bowl, combine the lemon zest and juice. Combine the spicy chili flakes, salt, avocado oil, and olive oil in a mixing bowl.

  5. Mix in the parmesan cheese well.

  6. Toss the asparagus pieces with the roasted walnuts in a mixing basin. Using a rubber spatula, gently but thoroughly combine the salad ingredients.

  7. Serve the salad right away, garnished with mint leaves.

 

Asparagus season has officially begun and what could be better to have this time of year than a nice asparagus salad. If you are a fan of asparagus, you must try this easy low-carb asparagus salad recipe.. Read more about keto side salad recipes and let us know what you think.

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