Grilled Asparagus

15 June, 2017 / by Joyce and Colleen

It’s almost Father’s Day, and that means celebrating dad and grilling at our house (my husband does the grilling – thanks grill master). Since we will be loading up the grill with burgers, chicken, or chops, we might as well prepare our side dish on the grill, too. And with asparagus in season here in Minnesota, this Grilled Asparagus is the perfect side dish. It’s super simple!

And dads, whether you are the “grill master,” the “dish washer,” the “diaper changer,” the “quarterback,” or “engineer,” your children love you and look up to you! Happy Father’s Day.

“I love my dad because he always motivates me to do my best, makes me laugh with his hilarious jokes, and is a good partner to watch Lindner’s Fishing with” age 14

“I like skating on the ice with my dad!” age 2

“I like daddy tickle me and change my diaps” age 2-1/2

“I like when we watch movies together” age 8-1/2

“I like working with my dad in the shop” age 4

“I love my dad because he is a math genius, a beast porridge maker, and he protects and cares for me!” age 12-1/2

“I like daddy cous he teaches me things” age 8

“I like when daddy plays trains with me” age 6-1/2

“He teaches me things that I didn’t know, and plays football with me, and he relly loves me” age 10

“I love my dad because he is a great teacher for hunting, fishing, school, and in every life situation!” age 17

“I like to feed the chickens with him!” age 1-1/2

“I can always look up to him and I love doing things with him, I love him!” age 12

“I like when we play batman together” age 3-1/2

“I love dad because he knows the answer to everything, and he takes me hunting and fishing!” age 17

“I like dad because he loves us” age 6

Enjoy your special day dads, with good food and lots of love!

GRILLED ASPARAGUS

2 tablespoons sesame oil
2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
Salt to taste
Preheat grill. Trim woody ends of asparagus where stem naturally breaks. Lightly coat asparagus with oil; season to taste with salt.
Grill 3 to 5 minutes over medium heat, covered, turning several times until browned and tender. A grill basket or bamboo skewers (soaked in water for one hour) works great!
Makes 4 to 6 servings

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