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Quick Asparagus Corn Salad

This Quick Asparagus Corn Salad is the perfect summer side dish with a homemade vinaigrette that you can customize to your preferred taste.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quick asparagus corn salad
Servings: 6
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 4 cups asparagus washed and trimmed
  • 1 cup corn drained
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Wash asparagus, discarding woody ends. Break into bite size pieces.
  • Blanch asparagus in salted water for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Immediately transfer asparagus into ice water to stop the cooking process.
  • Once asparagus is cold to touch, drain and pat dry.
  • In a bowl, mix together sugar, olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper (to taste).
  • Add asparagus and corn, and mix until the vegetables are coated.
  • Serve immediately or chill in refrigerator until ready to eat.