Vegan Recipe - Spelt and Asparagus Salad

shared by Chef Elizabeth Schandelmeier Gilgunn
  • Vegan Recipe - Spelt and Asparagus Salad

    • Prep Time : 15 minutes
    • Cook Time : 1
    • Servings : 6
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    This is a delightfully easy raw recipe from Chef Elizabeth Schandelmeier Gilgunn of Slow Cooked Pittsburgh.  Just soak the spelt berries overnight, (or cook them if you have less time), slice a few spices, and you’ve got a delicious and nutritious dish for picnics and meals!


    4 cups soaked spelt (or use cooked if you don't have time to soak overnight)
    8 fat stems asparagus, (more if the stems are slim), cut into 1/4-inch rounds
    Small bunch spring onion, cut into thin rings
    3 Tbs. minced fresh chervil (or 1 Tbs. dry)
    2 Tbs. vinegar of choice
    ¼ c. good quality olive oil
    Sea salt and pepper, to taste


    1. In a large bowl, combine spelt, asparagus and spring onions, tossing to mix.

    2. Combine chervil, vinegar, olive oil, sea salt and pepper, either a bowl (to whisk) or small jar with lid (to shake). Combine thoroughly.

    3. Pour dressing over grains and stir well to coat. Flavors will develop as the salad sits.

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