Grilled Asparagus with Shaved Parmesan and Balsamic Reduction

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by Mongol

This is the side dish in my entry for ICSA 20.

My side dish is pretty simple and straight forward. My biggest concern was it not raining while I was cooking. I got very lucky.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Asparagus
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano, Shaved

Procedure

Start by pouring the Balsamic Vinegar into a saucepan over high heat. Let reduce until it's down to about half its original volume.

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While the vinegar is reducing, toss the asparagus with olive oil and salt.

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Preheat your grill. When it's good and hot, place all the asparagus on and cook for five minutes, turning every minute.

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After the five minutes, take off the grill. Shave some parmesan on top of it and drizzle the balsamic reduction over it.

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