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Fresh Asparagus | Kootenai County Farmers' Market

Grilled Asparagus

Nothing is better than fresh asparagus grilled with lemon and sea salt! The perfect spring side dish.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 bunch asparagus woody ends trimmed
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind no white pith
  • 1 tbsp sea salt such as Maldon


  1. Break woody stems from the asparagus and place in a bowl or oblong baking dish to marinate.

  2. Toss asparagus with olive oil, lemon juice, lemon rind, and sea salt and let marinate for 5 minutes.

  3. Place asparagus spears on a hot grill for 2 to 3 minutes, then roll or turn to cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes.

  4. Serve with additional sea salt and a squeeze of lemon juice. Can be served hot or at room temperature.