I am a decent cook and I don't HATE cooking. But I don't love it and I am not great at it. And as I have mentioned before, I only follow recipes. Well, last week, I was at Trader Joe's and tried a sample of this yummy veggie salad. The sales associate told me it was just 4 ingredients, plus a bottle of their vinaigrette. Last night, I decided to make it. But, I didn't want to use bottled vinaigrette, and have my salad floating in Xanthum Gum. Soo, I made up a dressing, and it was delicious!
This is so refreshing for summer, I served it alongside some yummy baked chicken.
Mix in a bowl the following four ingredients.
1 can corn, already drained and rinsed
1/4 chopped red onion
1 red pepper, chopped
1 box frozen asparagus, thawed and rinsed *
* I put the box of frozen asparagus in a colander in my sink and left it there for about 5 hours. Then rinsed them and put in the salad.
Here is what the salad looks like before the dressing is mixed in.
Then add the following, stirring as you add.
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp. Italian Seasoning
salt and pepper to taste
Serve and enjoy!