Dinner / Grill / Lunch

Asparagus on the Grill


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Lemon, garlic and butter round out this easy and flavorful side dish.

Ingredients:
About 20 stalks of asparagus, trimmed
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
3 lemon slices, halved
2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces (olive oil would also work fine)
Sea salt
Pepper
Foil

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Trim the asparagus by grab each piece of asparagus with both hands. Bend the asparagus until it snaps. This removes the lower tough and stringy portion.

Place a piece of foil flat. Place your freshly trimmed asparagus on top.

Sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic.

Add butter pieces, then lemon slices.

Fold the foil into a tightly sealed packet.

Place onto the center of a hot grill and cover for 5 minutes.

Remove the foil packet with tongs or a spatula. Open the packet to vent – very carefully as it is extremely hot (I opened it with tongs).

Toss the asparagus gently with tongs.

Return the vented packet to the grill.

Cook an additional 5-8 minutes, allowing some of the liquid to cook down.

Remove packet carefully from grill.

Enjoy!

~Amelia

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