Warm green asparagus and artichoke salad with bacon vinaigrette

50 min
Type of dish: Vegetables
Temperature: Warm, Cold
Seasonal period: All year

For the asparagus:

Wild asparagus:

  • Boil in a pot, tied and upright.
  • Cook the stalks in boiling water and steam the tips as it is the softest and most fragile part. 

White asparagus:

  • Peel with the special asparagus peeler until the woody parts are removed.
  • They are tied in bunches just like the wild asparagus.
  • Blanch for 2 or 3 minutes in abundant salted water and with a little sugar.
  • Finish boiling in fresh salted water.
  • Let them cool in the water if they are still a little hard, otherwise remove them from the water.
  • They can also be  boiled in a vacuum-pack.  

Vacuum pack cooking of the artichokes.     

For the artichoke purée:

  • Blend two or three boiled artichokes in the turmix with a little water or stock.
  • For the bacon and vegetable vinaigrette:
  • Sautée the bacon chopped into very small dice.
  • Cut the carrot into brunoise and blanch.
  • Cut slices of boiled asparagus.
  • Mix the cooking oil from the artichokes, the vinegar, the salt and all the garnish.

For the garnished vinaigrette.

For the mayonnaise sauce: lighten with milk or water.


  • Make a tear shape with the warm artichoke purée.
  • Sautée the artichokes and the asparagus to heat them and place them on top of the purée.
  • Decorate with the bacon and vegetable sauce, crispy artichokes, edible flowers, etc.


  • This salad can also be served cold.
  • Other sauces can be served (garnished vinaigrette, lightened mayonnaise, pink sauce, etc.).
Nutritional information (1 portion)
Fiber 6.39 g
Saturates 11.48 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 42.68 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 6.87 g
Cholesterol 95.04 mg
Calcium 84.1 mg
Iron 3.03 mg
Zinc 1.42 mg
Vitamin A 188.21 ug
Vitamin C 52.84 g
Folic acid 77.46 ug
Salt (Sodium) 656.86 mg
Sugars 3.52 g
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