Grilled Asparagus with Cilantro Lemon Butter

Grilled Asparagus with Cilantro Lemon Butter My newfound taste for asparagus has given me something new to create with. Here is one of the first, a great side with any meal!


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 10 mins

    TOTAL : 25 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat, and place a sheet of aluminum foil on the grate.

  • While grill is heating, bring a large pot of water to a boil.

  • Drop asparagus spears into boiling water and stir gently; cook until the asparagus are bright green but still crisp, 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Drain the asparagus and cool quickly under a stream of cold water.

  • Place asparagus into a bowl and toss with olive oil, salt, and black pepper.

  • Place asparagus onto the foil-lined grill grate and cook until tender, 7 to 10 minutes. Turn spears over several times with tongs.

  • Transfer grilled asparagus to a serving platter.

  • Stir cilantro, light butter, fat-free sour cream, and lemon juice together in a bowl; drizzle over asparagus to serve.

Per Serving: 98 calories; protein 3.7g; carbohydrates 8.6g; fat 6.5g; cholesterol 10.2mg; sodium 64.5mg. Great side for my chipotle burgers! This can also be done on a griddle on the stove.