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Enjoy the versatility of this wonderful vegetable steamed, grilled, sautéed, roasted or in soups. Green and white asparagus make the most elegant presentations on the plate.

Parmesan Asparagus Spears

Makes 8 Servings


  • 1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed. Note: large asparagus are ideal for grilling.
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat grill to high temperature.
Lightly coat asparagus spears with oil and season.
Grill over high heat for 2-3 minutes until char marks appear.


For variety try one of these additions:

  • Squeeze fresh lemon on the asparagus.
  • Drizzle balsamic vinegar.
  • Shave fresh Parmesan cheese over the asparagus.