What's a great way to spend a sizzling summer weekend? None other than spending your afternoon doing some summer grilling!
What we're going to show you is a grilled asparagus in foil recipe that will deliciously complement any grilled dish. If you love asparagus, even better!
Ready to dig in? Read on!
You'll obviously need aluminum foil, asparagus, and your grill. Make sure to have these prepared too:
The first step is to obviously prepare the main attraction, your asparagus! This is pretty simple so prep time won't take more than 10 minutes.
With your sharp knife, cut your asparagus into spears of equal length.Here are some tips to properly cut your asparagus stalks:
This part of prepping your asparagus is obvious. Rinse them with cold water and make sure the dirt is off the stalks and tips! Dry them off after.
Prepping the other goodies for this recipe is also straightforward. Just note the following:
With everything ready, it’s now time to show you how to grill asparagus in foil with the ingredients. Combine your ingredients and place your asparagus on the sheet pan you prepared.
Sprinkle the olive oil, minced garlic, salt, and pepper onto your asparagus. Toss it all together and you're good to go!
Tip: Adding more salt and pepper wouldn't hurt. It's all up to your taste buds!
This won't be a grilled asparagus in foil recipe without the foil, so here we are. Cut out four large squares of aluminum foil.
Divide your tossed asparagus into four equal portions and we'll be placing them in foil packets. Once that's done, it's grilling time!
You need to preheat your grill first. Make sure to preheat it to medium-high heat!
You'll want a hot grill, so sprinkle a few drops of water on your grill grates to check if it's hot enough. If the water sizzles and evaporates quickly, you're good to go!
Place your foil packs of asparagus on the grill. Cook them for roughly 10 minutes.
It usually takes 10 minutes, but here are some tips on grilling time just to make sure:
Once done, take each foil packet off the grill. You can place them on a serving dish if you want.
Open each foil packet and sprinkle your grated cheese on top while it's still hot!
DON'T FORGET the lemon wedges. Squeeze some fresh lemon juice on top for added acidity. You can even grate some lemon zest on it if you wish!
There you go, a simple grilled asparagus in foil recipe for some good side dish cuisine!
If you want to add your own twist to this easy grilled asparagus recipe, you can use some variations and create new recipes!
You can also cook your asparagus in different ways!
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