Grilled Asparagus

Our grilling time is for pencil-thin asparagus; increase the time for thicker spears.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Grill: 4 Minutes


1 pound fresh asparagus
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind


Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus.

Combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish or large zip-top plastic bag; add asparagus, turning to coat.

Remove asparagus from oil mixture.

Grill asparagus, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 2 to 4 minutes or until tender, turning once. Remove asparagus, and sprinkle evenly with grated lemon rind; serve immediately.