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Warm Salad Of Asparagus And Greens

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Ingredients
  Asparagus 2 Cup (32 tbs), cut into 2-inch pieces
  Bacon slices 4 , cut into 1-inch pieces
  Onion 1 Small, sliced into rings
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Fine herbs 1⁄2 Teaspoon, dried, crushed
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs), torn (Bibb Or Boston)
  Kale/Sorrel, torn - 1 1/2 cups 1 Cup (16 tbs), torn
  Tomato 1 , chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) In a covered small saucepan, cook asparagus in a small amount of boiling water for about 7 to 9 minutes or until just tender.
2) Drain asparagus well.
3) In a medium saucepan, cook bacon until crisp, stirring frequently.
4) Drain bacon on paper towels, reserving 2 tablespoons fat drippings in saucepan.
5) Set bacon aside.
6) Cook onion in drippings until tender and translucent.

SERVING
7) Stir vinegar, sugar, fines herbs, and salt into onion and drippings in saucepan.
8) Remove from heat.
9) Stir in asparagus, bacon, lettuce, kale or sorrel, and tomato; toss lightly to coat and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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