Cedar Plank Lemon Zested Asparagus

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Sep. 11, 2014

Gary House, prepares the first in a series of three plank cooking recipes, Cedar Plank Lemon Zested Asparagus! Easily grill asparagus on a cedar plank with just a few ingredients and this simple technique will delight your palette!


Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
Fresh dill 1 Teaspoon
Kosher salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Garlic cloves 2 , minced



Soak cedar plank for 1 hr in water.

Place smooth side of cedar plank on pre-heated 350F grill, until the surface is slightly charred.

Coat the charred surface lightly with oil.

Place asparagus, oil, lemon juice, dill, kosher salt and garlic into reclosable plastic bag, allow to marinate for about an hour.


Place marinated asparagus on cedar plank. Place cedar plank on grill over direct heat. Grill for 15 min or until tender.


Serve with your choice of beverage.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 253Calories from Fat 249

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 237 mg9.88%

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*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet