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Grilled Asparagus | cafedelites.com
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Grilled Asparagus
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
18 mins
 

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.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Asparagus Recipe, Grilled Asparagus
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 132 kcal
Author: Karina
Ingredients
  • 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)
Instructions
  1. Brush grill grates with a light coating of canola oil. Preheat grill on high heat.

  2. Wash and pat dry trimmed asparagus. Toss with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Arrange asparagus spears on the grill over direct heat (the hottest part of the grill). Alternatively, grill in a grill pan over high heat.

  4. Grill for 3-4 minutes until nicely marked. Flip and grill for a further 3-4 minutes until fork-tender.

  5. OPTIONAL SERVING SUGGESTION: Sprinkle over parmesan cheese and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 477mg 20%
Potassium 244mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 17.6%
Vitamin C 9.1%
Calcium 6.2%
Iron 14.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.