Grilled Asparagus and Arugula Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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This is the perfect salad to welcome early summer, when the local asparagus and the first harvest of strawberries are at their best.


  • 1 large bunch asparagus, bottom inch of stem trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt a


  1. Arrange the asparagus on a plate. Drizzle the olive oil over the asparagus, then sprinkle with the sea salt and pepper. Using your hands, coat the asparagus with the oil. Heat the grill, or use a grill pan on the stove over medium-high heat. (If you’re using the grill, use a vegetable holder to keep the asparagus from falling through the grill rack.) Cook the asparagus i