Grilled Asparagus
Caprese Salad

Freshly-grilled asparagus and brilliant white caprese cheese top a salad.


  • 1 lb fresh asparagus
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8 oz bocconchini (small mozzarella balls)
  • 3 tbsp fresh chopped basil
  • 1/8 cup balsamic reduction


For Asparagus:

Heat a grill to high heat. Coat asparagus olive oil and season with salt and pepper.Place asparagus on the grill.

Turn occasionally for 3-5 minutes. Asparagus will be tender and slightly charred.

For Salad Assembly:

Place grilled asparagus on a plate. Top with halved tomatoes, mozzarella, and fresh chopped basil.

Drizzle balsamic reduction over the salad and enjoy.

This recipe was created by Ashley of Cheese Curd in Paradise. Source: