Meatless Monday: Shaved Asparagus Salad with Peas and Mint Recipe

  • This elegant and springy shaved asparagus salad with peas and mint recipe is great for entertaining. Your guests will love the presentation, and the zesty flavors! 

    Shaved Asparagus Salad with Peas and Mint Recipe

    An elegant, crisp, and refreshing summer salad to add to your rotation!

    Prep Time:
    Servings: 4


    • asparagus: 12 spears
    • peas (fresh, or frozen and thawed): ¼ cup
    • mint leaves: ¼ cup
    • olive oil: 4 tablespoon
    • lemon, juiced: ½ lemon
    • pecorino cheese, finely grated: 3 tablespoons
    • salt + pepper: to taste


    Step 1: Using a vegetable peeler, shred the asparagus spears into ribbons. Half the spears lengthwise.

    Step 2: In a medium-sized bowl toss the shredded asparagus with the peas and mint leaves.

    Step 3: In a small bowl whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, and grated cheese together to make a vinaigrette.

    Step 4: Toss the vinaigrette with the asparagus. Season to taste with salt + pepper. Garnish with shaved pecorino (optional).

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