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Deliciously Easy Grilled Asparagus is such a simple recipe. Simply toss in olive oil and garlic, season with salt and pepper and throw them directly on the grill! No pre-cooking needed. Serve with parmesan and lemon juice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Servings: 4 people
- 1 pound (500g) asparagus, wood ends removed
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 3/4 teaspoon Salt to season
- 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
Optional Serving Suggestion:
- 2-4 tablespoons fresh grated parmesan cheese
- A squeeze of lemon juice (adjust to your tastes)
Brush grill grates with a light coating of canola oil. Preheat grill on high heat.
Wash and pat dry trimmed asparagus. Toss with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper.
Arrange asparagus spears on the grill over direct heat (the hottest part of the grill). Alternatively, grill in a grill pan over high heat.
Grill for 3-4 minutes until nicely marked. Flip and grill for a further 3-4 minutes until fork-tender.
OPTIONAL SERVING SUGGESTION: Sprinkle over parmesan cheese and a squeeze of lemon juice.
Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 477mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 17.6% | Vitamin C: 9.1% | Calcium: 6.2% | Iron: 14.2%