Grilling is a simple and fast way to cook asparagus that yields a delicious result every time. Trimming off about one inch of the asparagus yields the best flavor--the ends are tough and hard to chew.

Carolyn Casner
Source:, March 2018




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium-high.

  • Toss asparagus with oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Grill, turning often, until tender, 5 to 10 minutes (depending on the thickness of your asparagus).

Nutrition Facts

53 calories; protein 2.5g 5% DV; carbohydrates 4.4g 1% DV; dietary fiber 2.2g 9% DV; sugars 1.4g; fat 3.6g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 3% DV; vitamin a iu 1061.7IU 21% DV; vitamin c 8.1mg 14% DV; folate 157.2mcg 39% DV; calcium 25mg 3% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 15mg 5% DV; potassium 238.2mg 7% DV; sodium 160.2mg 6% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 17% DV.