:pw Asparagus Chef Salad :rectnt
Asparagus Chef Salad
Entry in Salad Contest :pw
Very good salad, enJoy!!

Fresh Asparagus, trimmed
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
2 ounces part-skim Swiss cheese, julienne sliced
2 ounces lean ham, sliced into strips as above
1 Tablespoon finely chopped onion
1 orange, peeled and cubed
* Dressing:
1 package lemon and herb salad dressing mix
2 Tablespoons water
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup vegetable oil


Chop asparagus into bite-sized pieces and place in a microwave-proof casserole dish.
Add 2 Tablespoons water, cover, and Microwave for 2 minutes.
Measure remaining ingredients into a salad bowl.
Add asparagus when completely cool.
Prepare dressing in a shaker container and add approximately 1/3 of it to the salad.
Save remaining dressing for greens and fresh vegetables.

Posted by Val and Made by Val
Val's Notes: I steam the Asparagus a few minutes and add Romaine lettuce and used Oscar Meyer Honey sliced Ham and chose to use Hendrickson's Dressing instead of the dressing ingredients listed with this recipe.
Makes 4 1/2 - 1 cup servings

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