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Cheesy Grilled Asparagus in Foil Packs 

Cheesy, deliciously tender asparagus loaded with cheese and grilled inside foil packs! Great recipe for outdoor grilling or camping!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian, Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 261 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus stalks, ends trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • grated parmesan cheese, for garnish (optional)
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat an outdoor grill to medium-high.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine asparagus, oil, garlic, lemon juice, Italian Seasoning, salt, and pepper; toss until well combined.
  3. Lay out four large pieces of foil.
  4. Divide up the asparagus between the foil sheets and top with mozzarella cheese.
  5. Fold and seal the foil packs.
  6. Transfer prepared foil packs to the grill and cook for 13 to 15 minutes, or until asparagus is tender. Cooking time depends on the thickness of the asparagus.
  7. Remove from grill and carefully open up the foil packs.
  8. Sprinkle with parmesan and garnish with parsley.
  9. Serve.

Recipe Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 7

 

NET CARBS: 4 g

 

HOW TO COOK ASPARAGUS FOILS IN THE OVEN

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Grilled Asparagus in Foil Packs 
Amount Per Serving (6 ounces)
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 359mg15%
Potassium 284mg8%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 1240IU25%
Vitamin C 10.1mg12%
Calcium 323mg32%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.