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Asparagus with Vintage Cheddar
Springtime Cuisine: Asparagus with Vintage Cheddar
This quick, simple recipe makes a delicious Spring starter or a light lunch. Use seasonal asparagus for the very best flavour which is simply enhanced with shavings of our delicious Vintage Cheddar.
Ingredients: 16 asparagus spears Bag ready washed salad leaves 80g vintage cheddar thinly sliced For the Dressing: 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Grated zest and juice of one small lemon (or use aged balsamic vinegar and omit sugar) 1/2 teaspoon caster sugar Black pepper freshly ground 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1. Prepare asparagus by snapping off the woody ends. 2. Steam asparagus for 4-5 minutes until tender. 3. Whisk all dressing ingredients together. 4. Place a handful of salad leaves on each serving plate, lay asparagus over the top. 5. Drizzle over dressing and sprinkle with Cheddar. 6. Serve immediately.