Grilled asparagus gets a light and flavorful coating of finely grated Parmesan cheese and a hint of lemon in this easy grilled side dish.

Karen Rankin
EatingWell.com, February 2021

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Credit: Caitlin Bensel

Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat grill to medium. Combine asparagus and 1 tablespoon oil in a large bowl; toss well to coat. Grill, uncovered, turning often, until the spears are lightly charred and somewhat tender but still hold their shape, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a platter.

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  • Stir garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, pepper, salt and the remaining 2 tablespoons oil together in a small microwaveable bowl. Microwave on High for 15 seconds. Stir the mixture and pour over the asparagus on the platter. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

Tip

Use a microplane grater to grate Parmesan finely.

Nutrition Facts

184 calories; fat 13g; cholesterol 9mg; sodium 342mg; carbohydrates 11g; dietary fiber 5g; protein 8g; sugars 4g; niacin equivalents 2mg; saturated fat 3g; vitamin a iu 1822IU.
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