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Asparagus and Gorgonzola Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wendy Gordon
Added: Monday, March 27, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 bunch fresh asparagus
4 oz. gorgonzola or crumbly blue cheese
grape tomatoes
lemon vinagarette

Directions:
Directions:
Steam asparagus until tender, but still firm (about 10 minutes).

Cool asparagus in refrigerator about 3 hours, or in ice bath
about 1 hour.

Platter aspargus and tomatoes and dress with vinagarette.
Crumble gorgonzola. Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes hand on, 2 hours cooling time

 

 

 

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