photo credit: Francesca Nocella

This cool, tangy, 0 Point salad is quick and easy to make, and it tastes great. Plus, it looks so light and refreshing! It’s a perfect side dish to serve with your Fourth of July BBQ meal. Loaded with tons of vitamins and minerals, this tomato and asparagus Weight Watchers salad recipe is not only low in Points, it’s healthy too. And it’s a great way to get a couple servings of your daily vegetables. So if you’re looking for a fast, fresh and healthy salad recipe to take top a 4th of July picnic, give this one a try!

Balsamic Asparagus Cherry Tomato Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
1 cup cherry tomato(es), about 10, cut in half
1 1/2 pound asparagus, (about 40 spears)
2 tsp orange juice
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese
1 tsp minced garlic
1/8 tsp black pepper, or to taste
1/8 tsp table salt, or to taste

Directions:
Chop woody ends off asparagus. Microwave for 2 to 3 minutes, or cook in boiling, salted water until barely tender, about 4 to 6 minutes. Plunge into ice water to stop cooking. Drain. Add cherry tomatoes. Stir together vinegar, orange juice and garlic; season to taste. Spoon dressing over asparagus and tomatoes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Servings =4
Each serving = 0 Weight Watchers Points

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