Market Salad

Market Salad

A perfect little market salad I make when I crave a hearty veggie plate but still want healthy. Roasting the asparagus along with the chickpeas add different textures while the tomatoes are simply sliced and left in their natural state. A sprinkle of feta cheese adds savoriness and the champagne vinaigrette delightfully complements this medley of vegetables. This roasted asparagus market is actually a favorite of mine that I make every week. I’ll double the recipe and eat it as a mid-afternoon snack

roasted chickpeas and asparagus

Roasted chickpeas and asparagus

fresh heirloom tomatoes

Chopped tomatoes

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Roasted asparagus market salad

roasted asparagus salad with tomatoes and potatoes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 23 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canned chickpeas (drained)
  • 12 stalks asparagus (ends trimmed)
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 small potatoes (quartered)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup tomatoes (chopped)
  • 6 leaves basil (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar ((or red wine vinegar))
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon or grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Boil potatoes until cooked, drain and set aside. In a sheet tray, lay aluminum foil and drizzle 1 tbsp olive oil. Add asparagus, quickly mix olive oil and sprinkle a little salt on top. Push the asparagus to one side and add chickpeas to the other. Put in the oven and cook for 8 minutes, until asparagus are sizzling. Take out of the oven and leave to cool.
  3. For the dressing, in a bowl, mix 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp champagne vinegar, salt, and 1/2 tsp dijon or grain mustard.
  4. Place 6 asparagus on each plate, add the chickpeas and top with the rest of the vegetables, basil and feta cheese. Finish with a drizzle of dressing and some freshly ground black pepper. Serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 657
  • Saturated Fat: 9
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