Asparagus with honey marinade, ham and cress salad

For 4 people


Honey marinade

  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • 2 tbsp of white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper from the pepper mill

Cress salad

  • 4 tbsp of red and green basil cress or garden cress
  • 2 tbsp of garlic cress or chives


  • 24 white asparagus, boiled
  • 16 ham slices
  • chives, finely chopped
  • bread cubes, roasted in butter


Preparation time: approx. 30 minutes


Honey marinade

  • Thoroughly mix with white wine vinegar and lemon juice and slowly add the olive oil.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Cress salad

  • Pick the red and green basil cress or garden cress, mix with garlic cress or chives and add the marinade.


  • Lightly warm up the boiled white asparagus, marinate with some honey marinade and arrange on the plate.
  • Place the ham slices on top shortly before serving and garnish with marinated cress salad.
  • Garnish with chives and bread cubes and serve.


  1. You can also sauté the asparagus with some olive oil or with some butter and vegetable stock.
  2. Marinate the asparagus with natural yoghurt and add some raw champignons.