Grilled Radishes and Asparagus with Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette

Simple and flavorful, roasting radishes gives them the trademark grilled exterior with a creamy, smooth interior.

grilled radishes and asparagus with dill

Grilled Radishes and Asparagus with Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette

2 bunches radishes, ends trimmed (about 3 cups)
1 large bunch asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into 3-inch pieces (about 3 cups)
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
1/2 recipe Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette (follows)

Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Toss the radishes and asparagus with olive oil, salt and pepper. Put in a grill basket. Grill for about 10 minutes, stirring a few times, until cooked through and lightly charred. Remove the asparagus, and continue to cook until radishes are tender, about 5 to 8 more minutes. Toss with the vinaigrette, adding to taste.

Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette

1/2 cup fresh dill, packed
1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon brown mustard
1 teaspoon liquid sweetener, such as agave nectar
1 shallot
Zest from 1/2 lemon zest
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Put the dill, lemon juice, mustard, agave nectar, shallot, lemon zest, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a blender or food processor. Combine until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil while blender is running; process until combined. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

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8 thoughts on “Grilled Radishes and Asparagus with Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette

  1. kimmythevegan says:

    Mmmm – fantastic!!!!! I don’t actually like radish… but I have some in the fridge and everything else (including the fresh dill!), so I’ll give it a shot. I bet it’s not so bad with enough dill & lemon on it haha ;p

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