Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

Side Dish

  • Prep 15 min.
  • Cook 5 min.
  • Ready In 20 min.

The special thing about this recipe is that it's so simple. Fresh asparagus with a little oil, salt, and pepper is cooked quickly over high heat on the grill. Enjoy the natural flavor of your veggies."

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. Lightly coat the asparagus spears with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Grill over high heat for 3 to 5 minutes, or to desired tenderness.

Variations

Asian: Marinade in Hoisin Sauce for at least 30 mins prior to grilling then top with Sesame Seeds to serve. For an authentic taste substitute olive oil with sesame oil and brush on just before you remove from the grill (instead of coating prior to.)
Parmesan: Sprinkle with fine grated parmesan cheese before grilling and a little more to serve.
Wine Lovers: Marinade in 1 c. Burgundy wine, olive oil, 1 T. brown mustard, 1 tsp. garlic powder, salt and pepper for at least 2 hours. Grill and enjoy.