Grilled asparagus in foil is one of the easiest vegetable side dishes that tastes amazing. I love adding some lemon and garlic too for the perfect little zest. If you’re having a BBQ or just grilling up dinner you have to try this side dish recipe for lemon garlic asparagus. This vegetable is healthy and delicious that everyone will enjoy.
Grilled Asparagus In Foil
If you’re having a BBQ or just grilling up dinner you have to try this side dish recipe for lemon garlic asparagus. This vegetable is healthy and delicious that everyone will enjoy.
- 1 lbs asparagus rinsed and trimmed
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
- 3 tsp garlic mince
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1 tsp black pepper
Preheat the grill to medium
Rinse and trim your asparagus then combine in a large bowl or large plastic bag with oil, lemon, and seasoning and toss.
Make two large pieces of rectangular foil and evenly separate the asparagus into each one.
Wrap the foil around the asparagus into a sealed packet.
Set foil packets onto the grill over the flame.
Grill the packets for 15 to 25 minutes depending on desired done-ness
Asparagus is also known as Asparagus officinalis and is a member of the Lily family! Did you know that in addition to green they can also be white or purple? They are low in calories and packed with essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. For example 90 grams of cooked asparagus contains the following nutritional values:
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- Calories: 20
- Protein: 2.2 grams
- Fat: 0.2 grams
- Fiber: 1.8 grams
- Vitamin C: 12% of the RDI
- Vitamin A: 18% of the RDI
- Vitamin K: 57% of the RDI
- Folate: 34% of the RDI
- Potassium: 6% of the RDI
- Phosphorous: 5% of the RDI
- Vitamin E: 7% of the RDI
Asparagus Cooking Tips
This vegetable side dish is so easy to make. Grilled asparagus in foil is super easy and delicious and you only need a handful of ingredients. All you need is 1 lbs asparagus, rinsed and trimmed, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 tbsp lemon zest, and 1 tbsp olive oil. I also like to use 3 tsp garlic mince, 1 tsp salt, and 1 tsp black pepper. Other seasonings I like to add includes paprika, black garlic powder, onion powder, and red chili flakes.
In order to make grilled asparagus in foil simply preheat your grill to medium. Then rinse and trim your asparagus before tossing in a large bowl with the oil, lemon, garlic, and seasonings. Next make two foil packet squares and separate the asparagus equally into each packet. Seal the foil and set the packets on the grill directly over the flames for 15 to 25 minutes. This recipe is so delicious and easy.