Steaming on a Grill?

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Asparagus on the GrillSteam Grilled Asparagus
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 cup


  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste


  1. Heat a nonstick grill pan over high heat.
  2. Add the olive oil and the asparagus and sear for about a minute.
  3. Cover the pan and lower the heat to medium, steaming the asparagus for another minute.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and serve hot.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serves 4. Each 1-cup serving has 23 calories, 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g sugar, and 1 g protein.
  • Each serving also contains 10% DV vitamin A, 6% DV?vitamin C, 1% DV calcium, and 5% DV iron.

Chef’s Tips:

  1. Using a grill pan with a cover is a delicious way to prepare asparagus. It makes the asparagus crisp and tasty while preserving its delicate flavor.
  2. I especially like to use Fleur de Sel to finish this dish.
  3. You can also garnish the asparagus with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
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