Shrimp and Fresh Asparagus Salad

Let the delicate flavor of shrimp and tender-crisp asparagus shine through in a simple salad with lemon-mayonnaise dressing.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
1
lb. asparagus spears, trimmed
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into thin bite-sized strips
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup light mayonnaise
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1
garlic clove, minced
8
oz. shelled deveined cooked medium shrimp, tails removed
4
hard-cooked eggs, quartered
  • 1 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add asparagus and bell pepper; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Cool slightly.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, paprika and garlic; blend well.
  • 3 To assemble salads, arrange asparagus and bell pepper on individual salad plates. Spoon mayonnaise mixture over each salad. Top each evenly with shrimp and hard-cooked eggs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    315
    (
    Calories from Fat
    205),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    305mg
    305%;
    Sodium
    490mg
    490%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    56%;
    Vitamin C
    60%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    14%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 2 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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