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Grilled Asparagus with Almond Gremolata

Yield 6 servings
Closely watch the asparagus on the grill; the cook time will vary according to the size of the spears. If using a grill basket, make sure to preheat it.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 65
  • caloriesfromfat 40 %
  • fat 2.9 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 4.8 g
  • carbohydrate 8.2 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 3.7 mg
  • sodium 156 mg
  • calcium 59 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a small bowl. Stir in 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.

  2. Prepare grill.

  3. Arrange asparagus on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 8 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning twice. Sprinkle asparagus with the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Divide asparagus evenly among 6 plates, and top each serving with about 2 tablespoons parsley mixture.