Top 4 Grilled Asparagus Recipes

The Best and Most Popular Asparagus Recipes

Just in time for spring, when the grills are firing up, asparagus makes an appearance and gives us all a great opportunity to grill our vegetables. Asparagus is perfect for the grill. Keep the stalks perpendicular to the cooking grates, place them over a high heat, and gently give them an occasional roll. Asparagus can be grilled in as little as five minutes to tender perfection with just the right amount of crunch.

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    Skewered Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Chipotle Blue Cheese Sauce
    Skewered Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Chipotle Blue Cheese Sauce. Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    Looking for an easy but elegant appetizer that is guaranteed from the grill to the plate in 5 minutes? Then look no further. These asparagus pieces are wrapped in bacon, grilled, and served with a flavorful chipotle blue cheese dipping sauce. The entire recipe requires four ingredients and a set of skewers.

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    Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
    Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus. Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    Wrapped in prosciutto and brushed with garlic-infused olive oil, these asparagus spears go from grill to a plate in 4-6 minutes.

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    Grilled White Asparagus with Toasted Sesame Seeds and Garlic-Soy Cream
    Grilled White Asparagus with Toasted Sesame Seeds and Garlic-Soy Cream. Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    White asparagus is still gaining popularity in the U.S. but has been a long time favorite in Europe. Unlike the green variety, most are used to seeing, these are grown in an environment devoid of light resulting in a lack of photosynthesis giving it a light color. Whatever the scientific reason, white asparagus is a must try. This recipe calls for an easy to prepare garlic-soy cream, toasted sesame seeds, and chopped green onion sprinkled over top, giving this an Asian-inspired flare.

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    Hot Asparagus and Tomato Salad
    Hot Asparagus and Tomato Salad. Westend61/Getty Images

    A flavorful hot salad that works well with any cut of meat. The tomatoes and asparagus are grilled and tossed with a garlic-mustard and balsamic dressing.