Avocado and Roasted Asparagus Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing

Photo: Asparagus
This colorful salad is so fresh and healthy, and the best part is it can be made in under 15 minutes!
4 servings


  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh mint, chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 pound radishes, halved
  • 2 avocados, cross-hatched


  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 teaspoon date sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Break off the bottom fibrous part of each asparagus stalk and trim into thirds.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine basil and mint with ¼ cup oil, green onions, and sea salt.
  4. Toss asparagus and radishes to coat and place on a lined baking sheet. Pour remaining marinade over asparagus and radishes. Spread out in a single layer.
  5. Roast for 12 minutes, until asparagus is just tender. Set aside to cool.
  6. Blend all dressing ingredients until smooth, about 1 minute.
  7. Cross-hatch avocados and toss salad in dressing to serve.