Asparagus, radishes and scallions herald the start of the spring season at the farmers' market (or in your garden). Take advantage of these early growers and turn them into a spectacular spring salad mix. Keep it in your fridge as a base to top with protein, cheese and dressing for easy packable salads to take to work.

Lauren Grant
Source:, May 2018


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine lettuce, fennel, asparagus, radishes and scallions in a large bowl, then layer between paper towels in an airtight storage container.



To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

46.9 calories; protein 3g 6% DV; carbohydrates 10.1g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 4.8g 19% DV; sugars 4.8g; fat 0.4g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.1g 1% DV; vitamin a iu 5237.3IU 105% DV; vitamin c 19.2mg 32% DV; folate 126.1mcg 32% DV; calcium 75.8mg 8% DV; iron 2.4mg 13% DV; magnesium 30.4mg 11% DV; potassium 581.8mg 16% DV; sodium 49mg 2% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 13% DV.