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Beef and Asparagus Salad with Honey Dressing Radishes and Cherry Tomatoes

Asparagus provides...

Beef asparagus salad mainAsparagus is a rich source of the B vitamin folate, needed for healthy blood: an average portion (100g) provides over three-quarters of our recommended daily intake. Asparagus also provides good amounts of the antioxidants vitamin C and beta-carotene, as well as a little vitamin E - all of which are needed for healthy skin and a healthy heart. Asparagus also has a mild diuretic effect, which can help with fluid retention and swollen ankles. And did you know that some people also believe that asparagus is an aphrodisiac? Try this recipe and see for yourself!

Recipe courtesy of British Asparagus

Ingredients (Serves )

  • 1 x 8oz ribeye steak
  • 100g of fresh watercress or baby leaf salad
  • 6 radishes
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 8 stems of asparagus (hard root removed)
  • ½ a cup of extra virgin olive oil or pomace oil
  • 2 tbsp of white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp of honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method 1. Start by heating up a char grill pan until hot, then add a little oil and add your trimmed asparagus and cook until just tender, set aside until later. Get your ribeye steak, season with sea salt and place into the pan cook for 2-3 minutes on one side then turn over and cook for 2-3 minutes on the other side (medium rare) cook for longer if you want more well done. Once you’ve done this remove from the pan and allow to rest in a warm place for 5 minutes before serving.
2. Make your dressing by adding all the ingredients together and whisking then season to taste. Cut your radishes into very thin slices then put in a bowl with your watercress or leaf. Slice your cherry tomatoes in half add to the bowl then drizzle your dressing over the salad and toss to mix together.
3. To serve place half of the dressed salad on each plate then slice the ribeye into strips and share between the two plates and serve.


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