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Grilled Asparagus and Squash

by Mike Stines, Ph.B.

Description

Grilled Asparagus and Squash

Total Time: about 20 minutes

 

Ingredients

In addition to a very clean gas grill and a supply of fuel, here’s what you’ll need for two servings:Grilled AsparagusGrilled Squash

1 zucchini

1 summer squash

1/2 pound medium-size asparagus spears

1 cup zesty Italian dressing

1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes

Coarse kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Method/Steps

  1. Trim the woody ends off of the asparagus and place the asparagus in a shallow dish. Trim the ends from the zucchini and summer squash; slice lengthwise into 3/8-inch slices.
  2. Add the Italian dressing and toss to coat. Allow the vegetables to marinate for about 10 minutes.
  3. Preheat the grill for medium-high direct grilling. Lightly oil the grill grates or spray them with cooking spray.
  4. Grill the vegetables for three minutes, turn and cook another two to three minutes or until tender.
  5. Remove the vegetables from the grill and season with crushed red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.

Serves: 2
Heat scale: medium