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Burruta, Asparagus, and Radish Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

By Jason Fung, MD

Burruta, Asparagus, and Radish Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

If you have never eaten burrata, you are in for a life-changing treat. It’s mozzarella made with cow’s milk or buffalo milk and cream. Imagine firm, chewy mozzarella on the outside and luscious creamy goodness on the inside. Now, try it with wafer-thin crunchy vegetables in a sprightly lime dressing. Perfect! As Found in The...
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Light Meal, Side Dishes
Cuisine American, Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 369 kcal

Ingredients
  

Salad

  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 12 radishes
  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1/2 lb burrata

Lime Vinaigrette

  • 1 lime
  • 6 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Assemble, prepare, and measure ingredients. Using a vegetable peeler or mandoline, shave asparagus spears into long, thin slices. Using a knife, slice radishes as thinly as possible. Using a knife, slice cucumber thinly. Tear the burrata into rough chunks. Zest and juice the lime.
  • For the salad, divide asparagus, radishes, and cucumber among four plates. Nestle burrata pieces among the vegetables.
  • For the vinaigrette, in a small bowl, whisk 1 teaspoon of lime zest with 1 tablespoon of lime juice, olive oil, and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Burruta, Asparagus, and Radish Salad with Lime Vinaigrette
Amount per Serving
Calories
369
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
35
g
54
%
Saturated Fat
 
11
g
69
%
Cholesterol
 
40
mg
13
%
Sodium
 
9
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
383
mg
11
%
Carbohydrates
 
9
g
3
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
13
g
26
%
Vitamin A
 
1326
IU
27
%
Vitamin C
 
15
mg
18
%
Calcium
 
348
mg
35
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Italian, Light Meal, Mediterranean, Side Dishes
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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