This is a great starter salad or side for barbecued meat. Make sure to use fresh young asparagus stalks.
Raw Asparagus Salad
- 1 bunch fresh asparagus stalks, about 12
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp lemon zest
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
Using a vegetable peeler peel stalks of asparagus from the tip to the base into thin long ribbons. Snap off the tips and leave them whole. Grate Romano into thin strips until there is about a quarter cup of cheese. Mix everything together and season to taste with salt pepper and more olive oil and cheese if need be.