Sunday, November 21, 2010

Asparagus and Persian feta salad :D

Note: Another Christmas side.



Ingredients (serves 12)

  • 4 bunches asparagus, trimmed
  • 500g butter beans, topped
  • 500g sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 175g marinated Persian feta (see note)

Method

  1. Bring a large frying pan of water to the boil over high heat. Add asparagus and cook for 2 minutes. Use tongs to transfer to a bowl of chilled water. Drain. Return water to the boil. Cook beans for 3 minutes and peas for 1 minute. Transfer to bowl of chilled water. Drain. Pat asparagus, beans and peas dry with paper towel. Place in a large bowl.
  2. Drain feta, reserving 2 tablespoons oil. Crumble feta over asparagus, beans and peas. Drizzle with reserved oil and season generously with freshly ground black pepper. Gently toss to combine. Serve.

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10 comments:

  1. Wow, that looks so simple to make even I can do it! :D

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  2. wow thats really easy and looks great!

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  3. I suppose you could use Bulgarian sirene instead of the Iranian feta.

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  4. you are one of my favourite blogers

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  5. Not enough cheese on that for my liking. Asparagus is delicious though!

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  6. Asparagus makes your pee smell D:

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  7. mmm. We made asparagus the other day and it was delicious. I'll have to try this recipe, we've still got asparagus left. ps, i was expecting it to make my piss smell, but it actually didn't.

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  8. great recipe, I think I'm going to use this tomorrow. I'm now following your blog.

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