Shaved Asparagus & Avocado Salad

Serves 4


1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon salt

6 basil leaves, torn or chiffonade

15 asparagus spears, tough ends trimmed

1 avocado, diced


  1. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and basil. Set aside.
  2. Use a vegetable peeler to shave the asparagus. When it gets too thin to shave, chop. Repeat with remaining asparagus spears.
  3. Place asparagus and avocado in a bowl. Whisk dressing once more, pour over salad. Toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.