Top 4 Grilled Asparagus Recipes

The Best and Most Popular Asparagus Recipes

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 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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    Skewered Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Chipotle Blue Cheese Sauce

    Bacon wrapped asparagus with blue cheese dressin
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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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    Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

    Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
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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 with Toasted Sesame Seeds and Garlic-Soy Cream

    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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    Hot Asparagus and Tomato Salad

    Hot Asparagus and Tomato Salad
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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.