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Grilled Asparagus Taste Test

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I have always enjoyed asparagus, however, this preparation takes the gold. The lemon and garlic balance wonderfully to make a side dish that perfectly matches the richness of the beef wellington. Every bite of the asparagus was delicious and the leftover olive oil and lemon on the baking sheet made a great sauce. A quick to throw together vegetable dish, this recipe is going to be a household staple in the future.

Grilled Asparagus
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Makes 4 Servings

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 14 minutes


*1 pound asparagus (medium sized shoots)

*1 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt

*1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

*The juice of 1 medium lemon

*1 clove garlic, minced

*1 tablespoon olive oil


*Preheat oven to 425F.

*Trim the woody, tough ends off the asparagus and lay them out in a single row on a baking sheet or cutting board.

*Drizzle with the olive oil, season with the salt and pepper, and sprinkle with the lemon zest, juice and garlic.

*Roll around gently on the pan to ensure the asparagus are all evenly covered.

*Bake at 425F for 14 minutes in oven.

*Serve warm or chilled.

Recipe and Taste Tester - Alina Gersib


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