Grilled Asparagus

With Chicory, Spelt and a Tahini Dressing

In season asparagus is the star ingredient for this delicious side dish, ideal for an alfresco dinner party or picnic


  • 200g green asparagus
  • 160g red chicory / radicchio, cut in half
  • 100g pearled spelt

For the tahini dressing:

  • 100g tahini
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 2tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 50ml iced water
  • Small bunch of parsley, leaves picked
  • Small bunch of mint, leaves picked


  1. Place the spelt on a solid steam container, add enough water to cover and steam in a Miele Steam Oven at 100°C for 25 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, preheat a Miele griddle plate over a medium high heat and grill the asparagus and radicchio until charred and cooked. Keep aside until needed.
  3. For the dressing, mix all the ingredients together and if the dressing is too thick, add a little extra water.
  4. To serve, combine the spelt, vegetables and herbs in a bowl, arrange nicely on a plate and drizzle with the dressing.

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