Shaved Asparagus with Mustard Seed Vinaigrette

By Chef:  Callie England
Posted: March 14, 2011


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Yummy shaved asparagus, sliced radishes and a mustard seed vinaigrette. This salad makes a great accompaniment to any meal! Be warned, the dressing has a very bold mustard-seed flavor.



  • .5 bunch asparagus
  • 5 radishes

Mustard Seed Vinaigrette— makes about 6 – 8 ounces

  • .33 C fresh orange juice
  • 2 T white wine vinegar
  • .5 t brown mustard seed
  • .25 C olive oil
  • dash of stevia (maple syrup, dates, agave, etc…)


  • Sea Salt
  • Coarse Pepper
  • Orange Zest
  • Asparagus Bracts



1. Wash asparagus and trim ends.

2. Using a vegetable peeler, peel the stems of the asparagus spears – starting under the bract. Save the bracts (tops) and set aside.

3. Thinly slice radishes.

Mustard Seed Vinaigrette

1. Blend all ingredients in a blender. Store in an air-tight jar.


1. In a large bowl, toss shaved asparagus, sliced radishes, coarse pepper, sea salt and vinaigrette.

2. Plate salad and garnish with asparagus bracts and orange zest.