The big punch of this healthy salad with asparagus and smoked salmon comes from gribiche, a creamy French herb sauce with chopped egg. The greens get a toss in a vinaigrette made floral with Meyer lemon. Can't find a Meyer lemon? Substitute with regular lemon.

Chris Gould
Source: EatingWell Magazine, May 2019


Recipe Summary

45 mins
45 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  • Lightly crush 2 garlic cloves with the side of a chef's knife. Transfer to a large bowl and add asparagus, 1 tablespoon oil and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; toss to combine. Transfer to a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, stirring once, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, grate the remaining garlic clove into a small bowl. Stir in 1 tablespoon oil, egg, shallot, mayonnaise, capers, chives, parsley, tarragon, 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper.

  • Whisk honey and the remaining 4 tablespoons oil, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper in the large bowl. Add watercress, frisée, radicchio and onion and toss to combine. Divide the herb sauce among 4 plates. Top with the greens, asparagus, smoked salmon and hazelnuts.

Nutrition Facts

376 calories; protein 14.3g 29% DV; carbohydrates 12.3g 4% DV; dietary fiber 4.4g 18% DV; sugars 3.4g; fat 31.1g 48% DV; saturated fat 4.5g 23% DV; cholesterol 58.6mg 20% DV; vitamin a iu 2854.7IU 57% DV; vitamin c 33.9mg 57% DV; folate 205.1mcg 51% DV; calcium 116.9mg 12% DV; iron 2.3mg 13% DV; magnesium 53.5mg 19% DV; potassium 712.5mg 20% DV; sodium 716.9mg 29% DV; added sugar 0.7g.

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  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
Followed recipe and it made a great light supper. Had cheese and pate appetizers before meal. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
This was delicious but worth the time and effort of chopping all the herbs. Will make again! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I added some radishes to this. It was quick easy and healthy to eat! I enjoyed it Read More