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Grilled Asparagus

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
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Asparagus Recipe, Grilled Asparagus
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 132kcal
Author: Karina


  • 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: 880IU | Vitamin C: 7.5mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2.6mg