Lemon Garlic Grilled Asparagus | Elegant Side
As a passionate chef, I’m excited to share this delightful recipe for Lemon Garlic Grilled Asparagus. This dish adds a touch of elegance to any meal and is a perfect side for both casual dinners and special occasions.
- 1 bunch of fresh asparagus spears
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- Zest of 1 lemon
- Juice of half a lemon
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
- Trim the tough ends of the asparagus and place them in a mixing bowl.
- In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the marinade over the asparagus and toss to coat each spear thoroughly.
- Place the asparagus spears on the preheated grill and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until they are tender and slightly charred.
- Once done, remove the asparagus from the grill and arrange them on a serving platter.
- Garnish with a bit more lemon zest if desired.
- Serve the Lemon Garlic Grilled Asparagus alongside your main course and enjoy!
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 8 minutes | Total Time: 18 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Add a touch of sophistication to your meal with this Lemon Garlic Grilled Asparagus. The vibrant flavors of lemon and garlic perfectly complement the tender-crisp asparagus spears.
Nutrition information: Calories: 80 | Fat: 6g | Carbohydrates: 6g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3g
As a chef who believes in the magic of simple yet exquisite dishes, this Lemon Garlic Grilled Asparagus holds a special place in my heart. The marriage of flavors—the zesty brightness of lemon, the aromatic allure of garlic—elevates the asparagus into a truly elegant side dish. The gentle char from grilling adds a delightful smokiness that harmonizes with the fresh, earthy taste of the asparagus.
Imagine cutting into a spear, its tenderness evident in the way your fork easily glides through. The lemony aroma dances in the air as you bring the asparagus to your lips, and with the first bite, you’re met with a burst of flavors. The tangy lemon awakens your palate, followed by the soothing richness of garlic.
This recipe isn’t just about nourishing your body; it’s an experience that’s meant to be shared. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or preparing a weeknight meal, the Lemon Garlic Grilled Asparagus will always be the star, adding a touch of sophistication to your table. So, go ahead, try this recipe, and create a culinary moment that’s truly elegant.