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Whether it’s a fussy child or a picky eater, asparagus is his mortal enemy. Luckily, Giada De Laurentiis may have just found a way to make everyone happily eat their asparagus.
On April 16, De Laurentiis posted a colorful and delicious photo on her food page called @thegiadzy. She posted it with the caption: “Butter-poached asparagus, grilled melon, cherry tomatoes, spicy Calabrian chili and lime vinaigrette…this is the ultimate way to eat asparagus. Get the #recipe in the profile link!”
The beginner-friendly salad recipe serves up to four people, filling them with healthy goodness. In just 30 minutes total, you can recreate this delicious spring salad in no time. To make the salad, grab a few ingredients like cantaloupe melon, olive oil, Calabrian chili paste, kosher salt, and, of course, asparagus, to name a few.
Both gluten-free and nut-free, this asparagus recipe is a go-to for those who want a lighter meal for lunch or dinner.
For the simple recipe, you start by heating your grill pan over medium-high heat, then in no time at all, you top it with shavings of ricotta! This mouth-watering recipe was actually originally seen on De Laurentiis’ hit show called Giada in Italyespecially season 2. Episode: Beans and Chianti.
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Discover the recipe for asparagus with grilled melon salad from De Laurentiis HERE.
For more De Laurentiis recipes, grab her latest cookbook titled Eat Better, Feel Better: My Recipes for Wellness and Healing, Inside and Out.
Looking for more summer recipes? Giada De Laurentiis has plenty: