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Grilled Asparagus with Grilled Lemon on white platter
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Grilled Asparagus with Grilled Lemon

Grilled Asparagus with Grilled Lemon is fresh and earthy, cooked to tender-crisp perfection, and enhanced with the smoky, charred burst of bright lemon flavor.

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Grilling
Keyword: Grilled Asparagus with Grilled Lemon
Servings: 6
Calories: 67kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pounds Asparagus - fresh, thick spears
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon course kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, fresh ground
  • 2 lemons, cut in half

Instructions

  • Wash asparagus and trim away bottom woody ends.
  • Toss asparagus with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Grill on indirect heat of a medium-high grill for 8-10 minutes with the lid closed until the asparagus is tender-crisp.
  • Rotate spears directly over the heat for the last minute to create charred edges.
  • Place the lemons halves, cut side down directly over the flame and cook for 2-4 minutes until the cut edges caramelize and turn dark brown.
  • To serve, squeeze the amount of juice desired from grilled lemons onto the asparagus.

Notes

Thin stemmed asparagus will work equally well as thicker stalks, but may require less cook time for a tender-crisp result.

Nutrition

Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 390mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Vitamin C: 23.3mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.8mg