Asparagus Vinaigrette Salad Recipe


1 1/4 pounds fresh asparagus, cut into 2 inch pieces
1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimientos, drained
1/3 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil
1/4 cup cider or white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme


In a saucepan, cook the asparagus in a small amount of water for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Rinse with cold water; drain well. Place in a bowl; add pimientos and onions. In a small bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, basil, salt, pepper and thyme; pour over asparagus mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.