You can throw this recipe together in 5 minutes for a satisfying lunch for one, or double / triple the quantities to make a more substantial salad.
This dish was inspired by the suggestion of pairing asparagus with oily fish & anise, in Niki Segnit’s Flavour Thesaurus book.
Probiotic : Greek yogurt
Prebiotic : Asparagus
High Fibre : Avocado
Polyphenols: Asparagus / Avocado
Prebiotic Asparagus Recipe. Asparagus, Avocado & Smoked Mackerel With Caraway Yogurt Dressing
Yield 1 helping
- 70g asparagus
- 1/2 medium avocado
- 3 tbsp greek yogurt
- 1 tsp caraway seeds
- 1 smoked mackerel fillet
- to serve
- 1 lemon wedge
- freshly ground black pepper
Snap off or cut the tough bases off the asparagus spears. Steam or boil until tender to a knife tip.
Meanwhile, peel and cut the avocado into thin wedges
To serve, lay the warm asparagus and avocado wedges on a plate. Flake the mackerel in bite sized pieces on top. Dollop over small spoonfuls of yogurt and sprinkle the caraway seeds over.
Grind over a twist of black pepper and squeeze over some lemon juice.
Courses mains / lunch / dinner / salad
Cuisine high fibre / prebiotic / probiotic