4 July 2008

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon & Chive Dressing

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Chive Dressing
Happy holidays this 4th of July to our American friends. ENJOY!!!!!!!!!!

Today I am doing a little housecleaning with older posts not yet published. Life is insanely busy just at the moment...so hope you enjoy!! This asparagus side dish added a flavourful accompaniment to our lamb dinner of a few weeks ago. Simple but elegant tied together with chives.

**Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Chive Dressing**

For the lemon and chive dressing:

1 lemon, juiced
3-4 tablespoons olive oil
1 shallot, finely chopped
small handful fresh chives, chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the lemon and chive dressing, mix the juice of the lemon in a bowl with the olive oil, chopped shallot and chives and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Mix dressing with asparagus.

Place asparagus in a griddle pan on medium high heat on barbecue. Cook in griddle pan for 3 or 4 minutes. Dress with any remaining lemon and chive vinaigrette.


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  1. AnonymousJuly 04, 2008

    Asparagus is so wonderful grilled! Love the lemon and chives with it!

  2. Sis, Life is crazy and it's not easy to work and to blog. Nevertheless you have given us another delicious side dish.
    Cheers, I second that. Happy 4th to all our American friends.

  3. Love the summery combination of flavours Val. Simple and tasty.

  4. Lovely! Grilled asparagus are my current favorite vegetable made on the grill.

  5. AnonymousJuly 04, 2008

    This sounds wonderful and thanks for the holiday wish!

  6. this is my favorite way to eat asparagus, although i've never tried this specific dressing. by george, i think i will! :)

  7. I absolutely love asparagus on the grill. Usually just use salt, pepper and oil, but will try the lemon chive dressing next time as it sounds wonderful. Have a great weekend.

  8. Thanks Val, Try not to work too hard, and take some time for yourself. Remember to take your vitamins!

  9. my husband loves asparagus

  10. Aaaahhh, you're back. I understand that your life is so busy at the moment, but I know that you will most definitely touch the lives of so many. Love grilled asparagus!

  11. I love asparagus. A lemon chive dressing sounds delicious.

    Hope you have a good weekend!

  12. You can't go wrong with asparagus done simply, I think - but this particular dressing I haven't come across before. Not with asparagus, anyway. Will give it a whirl!

  13. Love the flavours in the marinade Val (pity we dont get asparagus where we live)! Hope you had a nice 4th...*hugs*

  14. That looks so easy to make and full of flavor. I must try it for my next salad.

  15. Val, I have a surprise for you.

  16. I hope they are feeding you well at summer camp Val!

  17. Yay! Grilled asparagus is a favourite of mine... gotta love that char flavour! Hope your summer's doing well, Valli!


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