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Grilled Asparagus Recipe - Grilled spears of fresh asparagus prepared with just a few ingredients, plus a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Spears of fresh asparagus prepared on the grill with just a few ingredients, plus a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and a squeeze of lemon juice.
Servings : 4 Serves
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound asparagus spears rinsed, trimmed, and dried
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 small lemon, optional
  • 2 tablespoons, or to taste, grated parmesan cheese, optional

Instructions
 

  • Heat an outdoor grill to high, about 450F.
  • Place the asparagus in a mixing bowl or baking dish and toss with oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Transfer prepared asparagus to the grill and set over direct heat.
  • Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until grill marks appear.
  • Flip and continue to cook for 3 to 4 more minutes, or until tender.
  • Remove from grill and transfer to a serving platter.
  • Squeeze lemon juice over the asparagus spears and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 3

Nutrition

Calories: 124 kcal | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 6 mg | Sodium: 697 mg | Potassium: 275 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 920 IU | Vitamin C: 20.6 mg | Calcium: 116 mg | Iron: 2.7 mg | Net Carbs: 4 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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