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Spicy Grilled Asparagus Tacos

Lime and jalapeños give these tacos a tangy kick.

SERVES:
4
PREP TIME:
20 minutes
COOK TIME:
10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper
  • 2 tbsp. each: butter and lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 8 small handmade-style corn or flour tortillas
  • 3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Fresh cilantro leaves and sunflower sprouts or pea shoots (optional toppers)

Instructions

  1. Grill asparagus, onions and pepper over medium heat for 5 minutes or until lightly charred, turning once or twice. Thinly slice pepper and cut asparagus and onion into bite-size pieces.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet; add lime juice, vegetables and salt and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Grill tortillas until lightly charred or cook on a lightly oiled baking sheet at 400°F for 5 minutes. Spread equal amounts of cheese on hot tortillas and top with vegetables. Sprinkle with cilantro and sunflower sprouts or pea shoots, if you like.

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