Grilled Asparagus and Macadamia Salad


  • A bunch of AsparagusGrilled Asparagus and Macadamia Salad
  • 6 baby Tomatoes, quartered
  • Sheep’s milk Feta for sprinkling
  • 1/4 cup of good quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Lemon, juiced
  • 2 cloves of Garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 sweet Basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp of Sea Salt
  • A pinch of freshly ground black Pepper
  • A handful of raw Macadamia nuts, toasted
  • Cooking Olive Oil for drizzling

Step 1

Pre-heat the oven to 375F. Wash and dry the asparagus spears and then place them in a baking dish. Drizzle on some cooking olive oil. Broil for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

Step 2

Now for the dressing. Add the olive oil to a small mixing bowl with the lemon juice, garlic, basil, salt and pepper. Mix quickly to emulsify to the mixture. Set aside.

Step 3

Lightly toast the macadamia nuts over a medium heat for about 2 minutes. Remove and then roughly chop.  Arrange the asparagus on a serving plate.

Step 4

Add the tomatoes, macadamias and sprinkle on some feta. Finish by drizzling on the pre-made garlic basil oil and serve.