Grilled asparagus, simply seasoned with salt, pepper and a drizzle of fresh lemon juice.
1 1/2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Lemon wedges for accompaniment
- Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat).
- Brush asparagus with olive oil. Grill asparagus until tender and beginning to brown, turning frequently, about 5 minutes. Transfer to serving platter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Serve warm or at room temperature with a squeeze of lemon, if desired.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.