Lemon Parmesan Grilled Asparagus

This is a gussied up version of my grilled asparagus. With a squeeze of fresh lemon hot off the grill and a sprinkling of parmesan cheese, this is an easy, elegant side dish that comes together in just five minutes.

Lemon Parmesan Grilled Asparagus

I really never measure when I’m grilling asparagus. Measure with your heart! Drizzle olive oil over asparagus, then grind sea salt and black pepper over it then toss it on the grill. So easy!

Lemon Parmesan Grilled AsparagusLemon Parmesan Grilled Asparagus

Asparagus varies quite a lot in thickness. Thin spears could be ready in as little as two minutes while thicker asparagus could take up seven or eight minutes depending on how hot your grill is. Grill with the lid closed and just check every couple of minutes until it’s slightly charred and bends a bit when you pick it up. 

Lemon Parmesan Grilled Asparagus

Lemon Parmesan Grilled Asparagus
1 bunch asparagus
Extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt, black pepper
1 lemon wedge
Parmesan cheese

  1. Preheat grill to about 350 degrees.
  2. Snap ends off of asparagus. Toss with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, and black pepper.
  3. Depending on thickness of asparagus, grill for 2-5 minutes, until the spears are slightly charred and bend a bit when you pick them up. 
  4. Toss with the juice of one lemon wedge. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Happy grilling,

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