1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper, to taste
1. Preheat grill. Place asparagus in a flat dish, pie plate, or even a large dinner plate, and drizzle the olive oil over the top. Add salt and pepper, to taste. 2. Mix well with your hands, let rest until the grill is very hot, or about 5 minutes until serving time. Place asparagus directly on the grill grate. Place the stalks horizontally so they don't fall through. 3. Turn when they've got grill marks, about 1 minute. Turn again a couple more times. You can serve these after only being grilled a couple minutes for a fresh, crispy taste, or you can cook them a little longer and get an almost "fried" effect. This goes great with anything on the grill. You can make the same recipe with fresh green beans, too.