Grilled Asparagus

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Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: MM User
Food Groups: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients)


1 pound fresh Asparagus
1 tablespoon Olive oil
2 cloves Garlic, minced
Pinch of Salt


Cut off the lower fifth of the asparagus spear, wash, and set aside.

Mince the garlic and mix with the olive oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Brush the trimmed asparagus generously with the olive mixture and place the spears carefully on the top shelf of the grill, turning several times.

Cook for 10-12 minutes to desired tenderness.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 45
Total Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat:
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 42 mg
Carbohydrates: 2 g
Protein: 2 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:

Cook's Notes:

Snap off the ends of asparagus spears if you don't mind having different lengths. Asparagus can be roasted in the oven with the same preparation.