2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
2 green onions, chopped
2 Tbsp. diced green pepper
2 Tbsp. sweet pickle relish
1 garlic clove, minced
1/3 cup olive or vegetable oil
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. diced onion
1 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley
¾ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper

Place asparagus in a steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Rinse with cold water; drain well. Place in a bowl; add the green onions, green pepper, pickle relish and garlic.

In a small bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice, onion, parsley, salt and pepper. Pour over asparagus mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Yield: 8 servings


This recipe plus many others are in our cookbook that is for sale in the market.

Mood's Farm Market Cookbook

These cookbooks are also available in the market

Apple Sampler

Zucchini Sampler