Monday, August 27, 2012

Recipe for Green Goddess Asparagus

Yield: 6 servings
Time: 15 minutes, plus chilling time in the fridge


  • 2 bunches of asparagus (or try green beans)
  • 1 TBSP baking soda in cooking water
  • 1/2 cup organic Green Goddess salad dressing
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • Salt and pepper as needed
  • Ice and water 


  • Bring water to a boil and add baking soda.
  • Add asparagus and cook gently until just tender but retaining some crunch, probably no more than 3-4 minutes depending on thickness of asparagus stems.
  • Drain and immediately place in iced water bath (submersed) for 3-4 minutes.
  • Drain well and stir in salad dressing.
  • Chill in fridge for at least an hour.
  • Just prior to serving, remove from marinade, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and top with tomatoes.