Grilled Asparagus With Microgreens, Hazelnuts and Blue Cheese

Prep time:20 min
Total time:32 min

Serves 4


1 lb asparagus, trimmed

1 tbsp Longo’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/2 tsp salt and pepper

1 pkg (140 g) Sweet and Crunchy Microgreen Mix

1/3 cup Longo’s No Salt Dry Roasted Hazelnuts, chopped

1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese (about 2 oz)


3 tbsp seasoned rice vinegar

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp finely chopped shallots

1 tbsp Longo’s Honey

3 tbsp Longo’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/4 tsp each salt and pepper


  • Brush asparagus lightly with oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill on greased preheated grill over medium- high heat, turning often, for 8 to 12 minutes or until charred and tender crisp. Remove to shallow bowl.
  • Vinaigrette
  • Whisk together vinegar, lemon juice, shallots and honey. Slowly whisk in oil, salt and pepper.
  • Toss microgreens with 5 tablespoons of vinaigrette until greens are well coated. Toss asparagus with remaining vinaigrette. Divide greens among plates. Arrange asparagus spears decoratively over top. Garnish with hazelnuts and blue cheese.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 300 calories
  • Protein 7g
  • Fibre 3g
  • Fat 26g
  • Sugar 8g
  • Carbs 12g
  • Sodium 670mg