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Char-Grilled Asparagus Salad Recipe

We’ve got a delicious menu of smoked meats, salads, sandwiches & sides at our premium brew & smoke house! Check out the recipe below for one of our favourite dishes & make it at home to impress your family & friends!



Grape tomatoes, radicchio, pine nuts, ricotta salata, lemon (GF/V) – Serves 4

Tap Rooms Asparagus Salad


Dressing Ingredients
– 125ml x lemon juice
– 60g x Dijon mustard
– 2 x cloves of garlic
– 180ml x grapeseed oil
– 200ml x extra vigin olive oil
– Sea Salt

Salad Ingredients
– 4x bunches of asparagus
– 80g x pitted Kalamata olives
– 100g x red grape tomatoes
– 100g x yellow grape tomatoes
– 1/4 bunch continental parsley
– 80g x ricotta salata (dried ricotta)
– 160g x radicchio lettuce chopped
– 40g x toasted pine nuts
– 40ml x olive oil
– Sea salt


In a jug blender add the lemon juice, garlic cloves, Dijon & two pinches of salt and blend on high. Slowly pour both oils into blender to emulsify the dressing till combined & thick – refrigerate while you make the salad.

In a steel bowl, mix the tomatoes, olives, radicchio, parley, pine nuts & mix with dressing to taste. Mix asparagus, olive oil & salt and grill or BBQ until asparagus has a slight charon it, but still has a good amount of bite. Cooking time will depend on thickness of asparagus but will be approx. 2-3 mins.

Place asparagus on plate; serve salad on tops and in the middle of the asparagus & finish by grating the dried ricotta over the salad.

This salad can be plated or served as a tossed salad in a bowl



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