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.

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

4-5 spears
53 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 4.4g; dietary fiber 2.2g; sugars 1.4g; fat 3.6g; saturated fat 0.5g; vitamin a iu 1061.7IU; vitamin c 8.1mg; folate 157.2mcg; calcium 25mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 15mg; potassium 238.2mg; sodium 160.2mg; thiamin 0.2mg.

1 vegetable, 1/2 fat