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Asparagus, new potatoes, blue cheese and basil salad

Make with lovely British asparagus

Customer Rating:
4.0 (1 votes)

Posted by: Rhona




15 - 30 mins

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500g asparagus spears

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4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil More products
1/2 a lemon juice only More products
sea salt More products
freshly ground black pepper More products
225g small new potatoes, boiled and cut into quarters lenghth wise and tossed in a little olive oil

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250g cherry tomatoes cut in half

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50g stoned black olives halved

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2 shallots finely chopped More products
1 large bunch basil, finely shredded

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150g blue cheese, crumbled, to serve

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  • Clean the asparagus and snap of the end of stem.
  • Bring a large pan of water to the boil, drop in the asparagus and blanch for 1-3 mins until just tender.
  • Drain and immerse in very cold water to prevent further cooking.
  • Mix the lemon juice and olive oil together with the salt and black pepper.
  • Add the boiled potatoes, cherry tomatoes, olives, shallots and basil and toss together.
  • Arrange the asparagus on a large serving plate or individual plates, spoon the potato mixture over the asparagus and garnish with the crumbled cheese to serve.

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