Italian Asparagus Salad With Rice Recipe

Fresh ingredients makes this Italian Asparagus Salad With Rice a hearty side dish or a light meal on its own.

| February 2013

  • Italian Asparagus Salad
    An elegant Italian Asparagus Salad With Rice Recipe can stand alone or be a filling side dish. Turzak

  • Italian Asparagus Salad

This dish is filling enough to stand on its own as a light meal, or it makes a beautiful side dish to your Italian meal. Walnuts, spinach, tomatoes and onions make it light and fresh, perfect for spring and summer.

Italian Asparagus Salad With Rice Recipe

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese                             
1/4 cup Italian-style bread crumbs                    
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced                               
1 tablespoon olive oil                                   
6 cups torn spinach leaves, stems removed                                        
3 cups cooked (in chicken broth) rice, cooled
1 pound asparagus, blanched and cut into 1-inch pieces
2 plum tomatoes, sliced
1/2 cup sliced red onion
1/3 cup walnuts, toasted
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2/3 cup vinaigrette salad dressing

Combine cheese and bread crumbs in a medium bowl. Coat each chicken breast with bread crumb mixture. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook and stir about 5 minutes, or until brown.

In large bowl, combine chicken, spinach, rice, asparagus, tomatoes, onion, walnuts and basil; toss well. Just before serving, pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Yields 6 servings.

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