Warm Asparagus And Grapefruit Salad

Warm Asparagus and Grapefruit Salad is the perfect match for the Manor's Blue Cheese Crusted Beef Tenderloin.

16 asparagus spears
16 pink grapefruit sections
3 tbsp sesame oil
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp minced ginger
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp honey
Salt & pepper to taste

To prepare the Ginger Vinaigrette, combine the sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, cilantro, lime juice, ginger, garlic, honey and salt & pepper to taste in a blender and blend on high for 30 seconds. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add salt and asparagus. Cook about 3 minutes, then shock in ice water to stop cooking process. In a bowl, add the asparagus spears, grapefruit sections and ginger vinaigrette. Toss lightly.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Other recipes by DesBarres Manor Inn:
Blue Cheese Crusted Beef Tenderloin
Smashed Red Potatoes With Parmesan Basil Butter
Nova Scotia Lobster Risotto
Lobster Cakes With Mango Rhurbarb Salsa
Atlantic Salmon Shitake Cakes With Lemon Grass Fennel Jam
Pan Seared Sea Scallops With Lime Cilantro Slaw

Recipe Provided By:
DesBarres Manor Inn
Guysborough, NS

Guysborough Bed and Breakfast Inns