Simple Grilled Asparagus



Makes 8 servings
Total time: 14 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 14 Minutes
Total: 14 Minutes


Vegetable cooking spray
1 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 lemon
1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese


1. Coat cold cooking grate of grill with cooking spray, and place on grill. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus.

2. Place asparagus in a shallow dish; add oil and 1/4 tsp. salt, and toss well to coat. Grill asparagus 2 minutes on each side or until crisp-tender.

3. Add pepper and remaining salt. Squeeze juice from lemon over asparagus; sprinkle with cheese.