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Grilled Asparagus and Mortadella

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. of each purple, white, and green asparagus
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ¼ lb. mortadella
  • ½ cup grated pecorino or ½ lb. fresh mozzarella diced
  • parmesan, to taste

Preparation

Prep 15 |  Cook10 |  Serves: 4
  1. 1) Drizzle asparagus with olive oil turning them to coat.
  2. 2) Salt the asparagus and toss again.
  3. 3) Heat grill to high.
  4. 4) Grill asparagus for 6 minutes over hot grill turning asparagus every few minutes until charred on all sides.
  5. 5) While asparagus is grilling, place mortadella slices on grill and cook for 1 minute on each side.
  6. 6) Remove asparagus and mortadella from the grill.
  7. 7) Place asparagus on a platter.
  8. 8) Dice mortadella slices and place over asparagus spears.
  9. 9) Top asparagus and mortadella with parmesan and lightly drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.