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Grilled Asparagus Recipe with Vinaigrette

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52e4d447485aa514ea898675c6203f78083edbe35559724e712d78 640 Grilled AsparagusThis Grilled Asparagus Recipe with Vinaigrette makes a tangy appetizer or side dish for any meal. The homemade vinaigrette features red wine and basil for a bold taste that blends well with the natural flavors of the grill.

ย Ingredients

  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4 Tbsp of olive oil, divided
  • 1 Tbsp of red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp of fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of pepper
  • 1 1/4 lbs. fresh asparagus, trimmed

Instructions

Grill bell pepper for 10 minutes over medium, turning often to char all sides.

Seal pepper in a plastic bag to steam for 10 minutes.

Slit pepper and drain juice into a blender.

Peel and seed the pepper, then chop.

Add chopped pepper to the blender with cloves, 2 Tbsp oil, vinegar, basil, salt and pepper. Puree until very smooth.

Toss asparagus with remaining oil in a bowl to coat.

Grill for 8 minutes, turning occasionally.

Return the asparagus to the bowl.

Pour the vinaigrette over the asparagus and toss to coat well.

Serves 4.

Grilled Asparagus Recipe with Vinaigrette

This Grilled Asparagus Recipe with Vinaigrette makes a tangy appetizer or side dish for any meal. The homemade vinaigrette features red wine and basil for a bold taste that blends well with the natural flavors of the grill.

  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4 Tbsp of olive oil (divided)
  • 1 Tbsp of red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp of fresh basil (chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of pepper
  • 1 1/4 lbs. fresh asparagus (trimmed)
  1. Grill bell pepper for 10 minutes over medium, turning often to char all sides.
  2. Seal pepper in a plastic bag to steam for 10 minutes.
  3. Slit pepper and drain juice into a blender.
  4. Peel and seed the pepper, then chop.
  5. Add chopped pepper to the blender with cloves, 2 Tbsp oil, vinegar, basil, salt and pepper. Puree until very smooth.
  6. Toss asparagus with remaining oil in a bowl to coat.
  7. Grill for 8 minutes, turning occasionally.
  8. Return the asparagus to the bowl.
  9. Pour the vinaigrette over the asparagus and toss to coat well.

grilled asparagus recipe with vinaigrette

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