Rocket, asparagus & hazelnut salad

  • Preparation time: 8 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 13 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 6


100g Waitrose Love Life Hazelnuts (unblanched)
2 x 230g packs Waitrose Asparagus, trimmed
4 tbsp walnut oil
90g pack Waitrose
Wild Rocket
3 tbsp pumpkin seeds
1 tsp white wine vinegar
½ tsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp caster sugar 


1. Toast the hazelnuts in a dry frying pan then remove and roughly chop. Cut each asparagus spear into three. Heat 1 tbsp of the walnut oil in the frying pan and gently fry the asparagus for 5–6 minutes, until just tender.

2. Combine the rocket, asparagus, hazelnuts and pumpkin seeds in a salad bowl.

3. Whisk the remaining oil with the vinegar, mustard, sugar and a little seasoning and spoon over the salad to serve.