Grilled Asparagus With Mozzarella

Grilled Asparagus With Mozzarella
Recipe Type: Side Dish
Serves: 4
  • 20 large asparagus stalks, peeled
  • olive oil
  • ¼ pound fresh mozzarella, cut into four half-inch-thick slices
Lemon Vinaigrette
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely-chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon finely-chopped oregano
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
  1. Mix all vinaigrette ingredients together and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Preheat grill.
  3. Brush asparagus with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Grill for 3 to 4 minutes or until just tender.
  4. Divide the asparagus among 4 plates and immediately top with a slice of the cheese. Drizzle with the lemon vinaigrette.
  5. This recipe yields 4 servings.
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