Grilled Asparagus, Green Apple, and Zucchini Salad

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Start eating lighter with this delicious fruit & veggie salad.

With warmer weather, new bounties of fresh vegetables and salads are starting to grace our tables. After a long and cold winter, we’re all ready to shed our heavy clothes for lighter ones and change our diets for fresher and lighter dishes using more vegetables. To start with, here is a knockout combination of grilled vegetables and fruit dressed with Dijon mustard vinaigrette that you can easily make in your own home in a flash. Welcome to deliciously light clean eating!

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Grilled Asparagus, Green Apple, and Zucchini Salad

Clean eating at its finest, you will love this salad with fresh fruit and vegetables.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 0.5 cup (approximately)
Course Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Universal

Ingredients

  • 12 asparagus spears
  • 2 green apples sliced
  • 1 zucchini sliced lengthwise
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup red or white wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 shallot finely chopped

Instructions

  • Over medium-high heat, on a stovetop griddle, electric griddle, or a barbecue grill, grill the asparagus, apples, and zucchini until they both sides have the grill marks. Let them cool.
  • While waiting for them to grill, prepare the mustard vinaigrette.
  • In a small bowl, lightly whisk the extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper. Adjust the taste. When the mixture is well combined, add the shallots. Set aside.
  • Arrange the grilled ingredients on the serving plate and pour the vinaigrette right before serving.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.5cup (approximately) | Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 341IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6
Keywords Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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Rowena Dumlao-Giardina

Rowena is a recipe developer and food & travel writer/photographer from Italy with Asian roots. Creating healthy dishes in her own kitchen is priority. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that her family is eating natural & nutritious meals.

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