Tomato Asparagus Salad

Replenish your body with vitamin C, B vitamins and Vitamin K in this refreshing side salad. Have it with lean chicken, beef or beans you’ll absorb more of the iron in these foods. You need enough iron to deliver oxygen to your muscles.


Preparation (Serves 6)

Cook asparagus in boiling water 5-6 minutes or until crisp-tender; plunge into ice water to stop cooking. Divide lettuce between 6 plates, arrange asparagus and tomatoes on top and drizzle with Italian dressing. Sprinkle with cheese and chill 1 hour before serving. 


1 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed
8 cups romaine lettuce, torn
1/3 cup low fat Italian salad dressing
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, shredded

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories  57

Fat  2g

Saturated Fat  1g

Cholesterol  0mg

Sodium  147mg

Carbohydrate  7g

Fiber  3g

Protein  4g

Calcium  0mg

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