Asparagus Salad with Citrus and Tarragon

By March 11, 2022Mains, Salads

This crunchy, fresh, citrus salad is a great complement to any protein. Enjoy!



Prep time

5 Minutes

Cooking time

2-3 Minutes


  • 1 charred red capsicum, (or jarred)
  • 1 bunch asparagus, cut into thirds
  • 1 green shallot/onion, finely sliced


  • 20ml white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh tarragon 
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • In a jug, mix together the dressing ingredients and set aside
  • Blanch asparagus by covering with boiling water for 2-3 minutes or until still crisp and tender, drain and rinse with cold water to stop further cooking
  • Cut capsicum into long strips
  • Place the asparagus, capsicum, and shallots into a bowl
  • Drizzle the dressing over the mixture and toss well to combine. Refrigerate until ready to use. Gently toss the salad before serving. 
  • Serve and Enjoy!
  • Note: Whenever possible, I love growing and using fresh herbs. Tarragon is one herb I have not used that often. I am loving it, so keep watch for more tarragon recipes to come.

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