Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Grilled Asparagus - healthy side dish for summer and weeknight family dinners

Serve your dinner with this Grilled Asparagus topped with feta cheese and toasted almond flakes. It’s a quick side dish that’s perfect for vegetarians and the entire family! This is definitely a hit!

Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Try this simple and delicious Grilled Asparagus recipe that is ready in 10 minutes! Just drizzle the asparagus with a little of olive oil, sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, and pepper, and cook on a grill until tender but yet still crisp.

Asparagus is absolutely perfect for grilling! It brings fresh flavors to the dinner along with an amazing smoky taste. A super tasty and healthy side dish for summer that is really suitable for outdoor parties or weeknight family dinners.

This is one of the best vegetable recipes with minimal effort!

Grilled Asparagus - healthy side dish for summer and weeknight family dinners

Is Asparagus Good for Weight Loss?

Asparagus is a nutrient-packed vegetable. It is a very good source of fiber, folate, iron, vitamins A, C, E, and K, as well as minerals and antioxidants.

Including asparagus to your diet is an excellent way to provide your body with health benefits without taking a lot of calories. As it’s rich in fiber food, it helps you stay satiated for a longer period of time. That’s good news if you’re watching your calorie or macro counting for weight loss or fitness goals.

What to Serve with Grilled Asparagus?

This Grilled Asparagus tastes good with pretty much everything. Try it next to any grilled meat or fish.

Here are some recipes that I think will go well with asparagus:

Healthy Meatloaf Recipe

One Pot Chicken Puttanesca

Pork Tenderloin Medallions

Easy Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Homemade Chicken Sausages

You may also be interested in these side dishes:

Healthy Caesar Salad

Easy Roasted Asparagus

Healthy Zucchini Rice Casserole

Broccoli Onion Casserole

Grilled Asparagus - healthy side dish for summer and weeknight family dinners

Serving: Prep time:  Cook Time: Total Time:
for 2 people 5 min 8 min 13 min

Ingredients for Grilled Asparagus

  • 1 lb. asparagus, (~400 g trimmed)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ – 1 tsp. garlic powder or 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For garnish:
  • 2 Tbsp. (20 g) Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp. (12 g) toasted almond flakesGrilled Asparagus - healthy side dish for summer and weeknight family dinners

How to Make Grilled Asparagus

  1. Preheat an indoor or outdoor grill to high heat, (about 400°F).
  2. Trim the tough ends of the asparagus by snapping or cutting the ends off.
  3. Drizzle the asparagus with 1 Tbsp of the olive oil and sprinkle with garlic, salt, and pepper. Toss until evenly coated.Grilled Asparagus - healthy side dish for summer and weeknight family dinners
  4. Place the asparagus on the grill and cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until grill marks appear and just fork tender.Grilled Asparagus - healthy side dish for summer and weeknight family dinners
  5. Remove from grill, garnish with crumbled feta and almond flakes and enjoy!Grilled Asparagus - healthy side dish for summer and weeknight family dinners

How Many Calories in Grilled Asparagus

Calories (per 1 serve, 160 g): 140 cal Calories (per 100 g ): 88 cal
Fat: 9.1 g Fat: 5.7 g
Carbohydrates: 8.4 g Carbohydrates: 5.3 g
Protein: 7.3 g Protein: 4.6 g
Grilled Asparagus - healthy side dish for summer and weeknight family dinners

Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Serve your dinner with this Grilled Asparagus topped with feta cheese and toasted almond flakes. It’s a quick side dish that’s perfect for vegetarians and the entire family! This is definitely a hit!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Servings 2 people
Calories 140 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb. asparagus (~400 g trimmed)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ - 1 tsp. garlic powder or 2 garlic cloves minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For garnish:
  • 2 Tbsp. 20 g Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp. 12 g toasted almond flakes

Instructions
 

  • Preheat an indoor or outdoor grill to high heat, (about 400°F).
  • Trim the tough ends of the asparagus by snapping or cutting the ends off.
  • Drizzle the asparagus with 1 Tbsp of the olive oil and sprinkle with garlic, salt, and pepper. Toss until evenly coated.
  • Place the asparagus on the grill and cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until grill marks appear and just fork tender.
  • Remove from grill, garnish with crumbled feta and almond flakes and enjoy!

Notes

How Many Calories in Grilled Asparagus
Calories (per 1 serve, 160 g): 140 cal Calories (per 100 g ): 88 cal
Fat: 9.1 g Fat: 5.7 g
Carbohydrates: 8.4 g Carbohydrates: 5.3 g
Protein: 7.3 g Protein: 4.6 g

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