Crunchy Salad with Pickled Asparagus Vinaigrette

Crunchy Salad with Spicy Pickled Asparagus Vinaigrette

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 2 romaine lettuce hearts
  • 3 stalks of kale
  • 1 jar of spicy pickled asparagus (about 18 spears)
  • 1/3 C brine from asparagus
  • 1/3 C olive oil
  • 3 oz cheese, crumbled (I used Kite Hill Truffle Dill & Chive flavor)
  • 1/3 C dried cranberries
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 C pepperoncini, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Use a lettuce knife or tear the romaine and kale into bite sized pieces and place in a large salad bowl.
  2. Top lettuce with onion, pepperoncini, cranberries, and cheese. Toss to incorporate all the ingredients evenly.
  3. Using a blender bottle or a bowl and whisk, whisk together the oil, brine, and pepper.
  4. Top each individual salad portion with the dressing and a few stalks of asparagus.
  5. Eat your veggies!


Add some grilled steak to make it a filling meal.