This salad is one of them. The fresh asparagus is lightly steamed just enough to take away the raw edge. Then frozen peas (or fresh!) are cooked just enough to freshen them up a bit. Throw on the dressing and you have spring in a pretty bowl!
Asparagus and Green Pea Salad
1 handful fresh asparagus, diced
a generous cup of peas
1 T fresh chives
a good drizzle of olive oil
a splash of red wine vinegar
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Steam asparagus and peas just enough to take off raw edge. Stir in remaining ingredients. Serve room temp or chilled.
Yield: 2-3 cups?