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A white, square plate of sautéed asparagus and broccoli with thinly sliced radishes and parmesan cheese, with whole vegetables and a cut lemon in soft focus in the background.

Asparagus and Broccoli Salad

  • Author: Shanna Mallon
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Want to really wow your crowd? Try this easy asparagus and broccoli salad. This light side dish is perfect for any backyard barbecue or picnic.




  1. To make the dressing, whisk together the lemon juice, salt, onion, and olive oil. Stir in the toasted almonds, and set aside.
  2. Stir in the toasted almonds. Set aside.
  3. To cook the veggies, coat a large skillet with olive oil and place over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, add the asparagus and broccoli.
  4. Sprinkle with salt, toss well, and cover the skillet with a lid. Cook for one minute.
  5. Remove from the heat and stir in the radishes and lemon zest. Toss with 1/3 of the dressing, try a piece, and add more to taste. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Plate and finish with some shaved Parmesan cheese before serving.


Adapted from 101 Cookbooks.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Side Dish

Keywords: salad, asparagus, broccoli, lemon, radish, onion, almond