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Grilled Asparagus With Tomato Caper Vinaigrette

It’s char grilled, it’s salty, it’s lemony, this dish is a refreshing start to the summer and pairs nicely with a tasty steak on the Barbie.

Difficulty: Beginner Preparation Time: 10min

Yields: 8 Servings Total Time: 20min


  • 1/2 lbs Asparagus Spears,trimmed

  • 10 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided

  • 1/4 cup Capers, drained

  • 2 tbsp. fresh Lemon Juice

  • 2 tbsp. White Wine Vinegar

  • 2 tbsp. Parsley, finely chopped

  • 2 Plum Tomatoes, 1/4 inch dice

  • 1/4 Cup Red Onion

  • Kosher Salt

  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper


Heat gas grill or stove top grill to high.

Coat asparagus with 2 tbsp. of oil and a couple of pinches of salt. Grill asparagus until charred in spots and bright green. This should take about 4 minutes. Remove from grill. Wisk remaining 8 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and vinegar in a large bowl. Add capers, parsley, tomato, and onion. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour over the asparagus as it comes off the grill and serve!

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