Updated Nov 24, 2014Chatelaine
- BOIL asparagus in a pot of water until tender-crisp, about 1 min. Drain and plunge into a large bowl of cold water. Drain and set aside.
- BOIL water in a medium frying pan over medium-high. Prick turkey sausages in several places and add to pan. Reduce heat to medium. Gently boil, covered, turning occasionally, for 8 min. Remove lid and continue cooking until water evaporates and sausages brown, 2 more min. Transfer to a cutting board.
- WHISK canola oil with lemon juice, shallot, honey and salt in a large bowl. Season with fresh pepper. Add asparagus, radicchio and endive to dressing. Toss to coat. Divide among 4 plates. Slice sausages diagonally and arrange on top of each salad.
NutritionCalories 335, Protein 24 g, Carbohydrates 7 g, Fat 23 g, Fibre 3 g, Sodium 684 mg. Excellent source of Folate
Spring salad with sausage
Pair it with: A favourite gamay.
A medium-bodied winner, this ever-impressive Niagara gamay displays an attractive ruby hue, with dark-red-berry fruit aromatics and flavours. The intriguing spicy and peppery elements pair well with sausage.
Our pick: Cave Spring Gamay, Ontario, $15.