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Grilled asparagus

Grilled asparagus

Let's see how to prepare grilled asparagus, a light and nutritious side dish that goes with everything.

Have you ever tried grilled asparagus? It is a typical product that is very simple to make, but which comes out well above all with the right precautions. Asparagus is one of the must-haves of the spring season and it is good to take advantage of this period to be able to prepare them in various ways. What we propose is a really easy recipe that is ready in a short time. Excellent for serving a light but very nutritious side dish, which adapts to many types of dishes.

Once the asparagus has been cleaned, just season it with a few common ingredients. Grilling then takes care of the rest: in this way, you can obtain vegetables with a crunchy outside and a very soft inside. Serve them to accompany cured meats, cheeses but also meat-based dishes and you will immediately fall in love with them!

Grilled asparagus
Grilled asparagus

Preparing the recipe for grilled asparagus

  1. The first thing to do is clean the asparagus, then remove the woodiest and hardest part of the stem.
  2. To wash them perfectly, immerse them in a bowl full of cold water for about ten minutes.
  3. Once finished, dry them well, using a sheet of absorbent paper.
  4. Prepare an emulsion with which to enrich the flavor of the vegetable; pour the olive oil into a bowl.
  5. Add lemon juice to taste and, if you prefer, also flavor with salt, pepper and aromatic herbs to taste, such as rosemary.
  6. Stir to combine everything.
  7. With a brush, brush this mix on all sides of the vegetable stems.
  8. In the meantime, heat the plate. When the grill is hot, you can start putting the vegetables on it; cook for about 4 minutes per side .
  9. Using tongs, turn them over to the other side halfway through cooking ; let them grill until they soften, but the outside must remain very crunchy.
  10. As they are ready, transfer them to a serving dish.
  11. Brush them again with the oil and lemon emulsion and they are ready to be served!
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Grilled asparagus is a perfect side dish for a light and nutritious lunch, because it is a vegetable full of vitamins and mineral salts; with this cooking, their authenticity remains intact. You can store them for a maximum of 2 days in the fridge and closed in an airtight container.

To complete your lunch, prepare the savory pie with asparagus !

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