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Mar 24, 2005

Basic Grilled Asparagus Recipe from Weber's Real Grilling™ by Jamie Purviance

Rating: 5 stars

1 Reviews

Serves: 4 // Prep time: 5 minutes | Grilling time: 6 to 8 minutes

Grocery List

Fresh Produce

  • 1 lb asparagus

Oil and Spices

  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • .5 tsp kosher salt

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (350° to 450°F).

  2. Remove and discard the tough bottom of each asparagus spear by grasping each end and bending it gently until it snaps at its natural point of tenderness, usually two-thirds of the way down the spear. Using a vegetable peeler, peel off the outer skin from the bottom half of each remaining spear.

  3. Spread the asparagus on a large plate. Drizzle the oil and salt over the top. Turn the spears until they are evenly coated.

  4. Brush the cooking grates clean. Grill the asparagus (perpendicular to the grate) over direct medium heat, with the lid closed as much as possible, until browned in spots but not charred, 6 to 8 minutes, turning occasionally. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Rating: 5 stars

Jan 10, 2014

Bobby K

Step up the asparagus to the next level

This is as basic as it gets for grilled asparagus. Take it to the next level with some additional spices. In a small mixing cup add the oil, salt, some freshly minced garlic (1 clove), some fresh cracked pepper, 4-5 pinches cayenne pepper, teaspoon of all spice and blend. Baste the asparagus on all sides and let marinate in the fridge for 2-3 hours before cooking. Now grill as usual and have a little kick with your veggies!

Type of Griller

Intermediate

Would you recommend this recipe? YES

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