Asparagus And Pear Salad In Honey Mustard Dressing

Grilled asparagus, toasted chironji and pears in a delightful honey and mustard dressing . This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Asparagus And Pear Salad In Honey Mustard Dressing
Main Ingredients Asparagus, Pears
Cuisine Fusion
Course Salads
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Asparagus And Pear Salad In Honey Mustard Dressing

  • 10-12 Asparagus
  • 2 Pears cored and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 2 teaspoons Mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Sunflower seeds (charoli/chironji)
  • 2 medium Onions thickly sliced
  • 4 Artichokes thickly sliced (tinned)
  • 5-6 leaves Iceberg lettuce
  • 5-6 leaves Romaine lettuce
  • 5-6 leaves Lollorosso lettuce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon rind grated
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice


  1. Trim the asparagus and place them in a bowl. Pour a little olive oil and salt. Toast sunflower seeds lightly. Set aside.
  2. Take mustard seeds in a mortar. Add salt and crush them with a pestle into a coarse powder. Grill the asparagus lightly. You can also grill the artichokes if you want or use them as is.
  3. Put the pear slices in a bowl. Add onions and artichoke. Cut the grilled asparagus into one inch pieces and add.
  4. Tear the lettuce leaves and add. Add lemon rind to the crushed mustard along with lemon juice, red chilli powder, remaining olive oil and honey and mix well.
  5. Pour this dressing over the salad in the bowl and toss. Add toasted sunflower seeds and toss.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 750
Carbohydrates 77.6
Protein 13.5
Fat 42.8
Other Fiber Fiber- 15.8gm