Just in time for spring, when the grills are firing up, asparagus makes an appearance and gives us all a great opportunity to grill our vegetables. Asparagus is perfect for the grill. Keep the stalks perpendicular to the cooking grates, place them over a high heat, and gently give them an occasional roll. Asparagus can be grilled in as little as five minutes to tender perfection with just the right amount of crunch.
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Looking for an easy but elegant appetizer that is guaranteed from the grill to the plate in 5 minutes? Then look no further. These asparagus pieces are wrapped in bacon, grilled, and served with a flavorful chipotle blue cheese dipping sauce. The entire recipe requires four ingredients and a set of skewers.
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Wrapped in prosciutto and brushed with garlic-infused olive oil, these asparagus spears go from grill to a plate in 4-6 minutes.
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White asparagus is still gaining popularity in the U.S. but has been a long time favorite in Europe. Unlike the green variety, most are used to seeing, these are grown in an environment devoid of light resulting in a lack of photosynthesis giving it a light color. Whatever the scientific reason, white asparagus is a must try. This recipe calls for an easy to prepare garlic-soy cream, toasted sesame seeds, and chopped green onion sprinkled over top, giving this an Asian-inspired flare.
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A flavorful hot salad that works well with any cut of meat. The tomatoes and asparagus are grilled and tossed with a garlic-mustard and balsamic dressing.