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Yields:
2 servings
Prep Time:
3 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Meal Type:
Side Dishes
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Parmesan Asparagus

A yummy dish that will surprise those who don't like vegetables and even asparagus.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Coat grill rack with non-stick cooking spray. Pre-heat grill to medium-high direct heat. Break tough ends from asparagus; set aside.
  2. Blend melted butter, olive oil, and garlic pepper in small bowl.
  3. Place asparagus in grill basket or in center of a 12x12" sheet of heavy duty foil (asparagus can be placed directly on grill parallel to grid). Brush asparagus with half of butter mixture; place on grill.
  4. Grill covered 6 to 8 minutes or until asparagus is lightly charred and tender, carefully turning once. Remove to platter.
  5. Drizzle with remaining butter mixture; toss to coat.
  6. Sprinkle with the shredded parmesan cheese. Enjoy!
  7. Note: you can use the Foreman grill instead of the grill without the tin foil and it will taste just as good.
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Sooooo yummy. Especially the charred crispy tips of the asparagus. And In my recipe it shows 113 calories, 4g carbs, 3g protein, 10g fat, 2g fiber, 9mg cholesterol and 96mg sodium. I guess when I typed this up, the site thought differently.
I'm guessing you calculated for 4 servings instead of 2. If you change to 4 the sites numbers will match yours. Oh and it's delicious too.
24 May 10 by member: einroy
Grilled Asparagus is great, and works with the Ancient European diet
I did this on the Forman Grill and it was absolutely delicious. My husband said that we have to make this a regular side from now on and he doesn't even like veggies! haha Thanks so much for passing this along!
14 Jul 10 by member: KyliesMom
yummy
02 Sep 10 by member: 1964 Babe
If you don't have a grill handy, I roast mine in the oven on 450 deg for about 20 minutes on cookie sheet, uncovered. Make sure to sprinkle with olive oil and loads of fresh cracked pepper. When you remove from oven, sprinkle with lemon juice.... awesome!
15 Dec 10 by member: gmd
Only being that asparagus is free with nothing on it this recipe is valued at 6 points Looks delicious though
19 Feb 12 by member: cnothey1
I just wanted to counter the one star given by "Weight Watchers." Whether or not the recipe coincides with someone's diet is irrelevant. Stars should be granted according to taste and accuracy. Thank you for sharing.
04 Mar 14 by member: NoSugarGoal

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 227 calories in 1 serving of Parmesan Asparagus.
Calorie break-down: 75% fat, 15% carbs, 10% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 182
Calories 227
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 20.24g 31%
  Saturated Fat 6.048g 30%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.866g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 11.565g  
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Potassium 462mg  
Total Carbohydrate 8.9g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 4.8g 19%
  Sugars 4.29g  
Protein 6.01g  
 
Vitamin A 38% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 8% Iron 28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
11%
of RDI*
(227 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (15%)
 
Fat (75%)
 
Protein (10%)
Carbohydrates, 8.9g (15%) Fat, 20.24g (75%) Protein, 6.01g (10%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories