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Roasted Asparagus and Apple Salad with Mixed Greens

24 thin asparagus spears, peeled and trimmed
1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tbsp. honey
1 garlic clove, minced
10 oz.  mixed baby greens
1 apple (a green apple is best), diced, unpeeled
4 oz. Gruyere cheese cut very thinly

Preheat oven to 400.  Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet. 
Drizzle with 1 tbsp. olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.  Roast for 30 minutes,
turning once.  Let cool a little. Whisk remaining olive oil with the vinegar, honey
and garlic in a small bowl.  Place the greens in a large salad bowl.  Add vinaigrette
to the greens and toss.  Mound the greens on 6 or 8 plates.
Top the greens evenly with apple, and cheese and arrange the asparagus on top.



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