Lemon Asparagus and Watercress Ayurvedic Salad


This salad is wonderful for the body and perfect for this time of the year…enjoy!


INGREDIENTS Serves 4 portions

  • 1 handful of asparagus prepared by snapping off the stems near the base

  • 1 large organic lemon, thinly sliced, seeded

  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper to taste

  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne

  • a good handful of watercress

  • a good handful of baby spinach


Heat a large non stick pan and a table spoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add the asparagus, and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, turning the spears occasionally, until the asparagus begins to soften and brown slightly. Transfer to a plate.

In the same pan , add the remaining olive oil and place over low heat. Add the lemon slices and onion. Season with salt, pepper, and cayenne. Cook 3 to 4 minutes until the lemons begin to brown and give off their liquid and the onions begin to soften. Serve over the watercress and baby spinach

Suitable as part of your cleanse.