Grilled Asparagus & Portabella Mushroom Salad


Choose asparagus that’s on the thicker side; it will grill better than slender stalks. And, visit The Guide to Grilling for dozens more recipes for vegetables on the grill.

What you will need

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1 tsp. grated lemon zest

2 Tbs. chopped fresh thyme

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tsp. sugar

2/3 cup vegetable oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 lb. thick asparagus, woody ends trimmed

1-1/2 lb. (about 5 giant caps) portabella mushrooms, stems removed and discarded

Extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt

4 oz. (about 6 cups loosely packed) mixed greens (a mesclun mix is good), washed and dried


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