Grilled Asparagus in Lemon Maple Tahini with Tomatoes and Cucumbers


Grilled Asparagus in Lemon Maple Tahini with Tomatoes and Cucumbers

Grilled Asparagus in Lemon Maple Tahini with Tomatoes and Cucumbers

Prep Time:10 minutes Cook Time:20 minutes Total Time:30 minutes Servings: 4

Smokey grilled asparagus in a tasty tahini sauce with lemon and maple along with fresh diced tomatoes and cucumbers!

ingredients
    For the grilled asparagus:
  • 1 pound asparagus, rinsed and trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • For the tahini sauce:
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • salt tp taste
  • 1 small clove garlic, grated
  • 2 tablespoons water*
  • For the salad:
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup tomato, diced
  • 2 tablespoons kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
directions
    For the grilled asparagus:
  1. Toss the asparagus spears in the oil, salt and pepper and grill over medium-high heat until crisp-tender and slightly charred.
  2. For the tahini sauce:
  3. Mix everything, along with enough water to get a nice smooth sauce consistency.
  4. For the salad:
  5. Serve the asparagus, optionally sliced into bite sized pieces, topped with the sauce and the remaining salad ingredients.

Option: Replace the salt with white miso paste!
Option: Replace the parsley with mint, cilantro, or basil!

Nutrition Facts: Calories 141, Fat 10g (Saturated 1g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 0.3mg, Sodium 19mg, Carbs 10g (Fiber 3g, Sugars 4g), Protein 5g

Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam



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