Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Butter

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Butter

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice divided
  • 2 tablespoons Essential Everyday Butter softened
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
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DIRECTIONS

 

  • In small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon lemon juice with butter and lemon zest; salt to taste. Mix until well combined. Form into 4 balls and place on waxed paper. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Place remaining lemon juice in a 1-gallon recloseable food storage bag; add asparagus and garlic; salt and pepper to taste. Seal bag; toss to coat.
  • Prepare grill to medium heat. Place asparagus on grill; grill, turning frequently, until crisp-tender (about 3-5 minutes).
  • Remove from grill; serve immediately topped with lemon butter.