Grilled Asparagus with Orange and Hazelnuts

Asparagus caramelized on the grill is one of the best side dishes out there. This recipe adds the tang of fresh oranges and the crunch of hazelnuts.

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Grilled Asparagus with Orange and Hazelnuts

Asparagus caramelized on the grill is one of the best side dishes out there. This recipe adds the tang of fresh oranges and the crunch of hazelnuts.

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  • prep 5 min    cook 5 min
  • serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus (30 to 35 thin spears), trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Grated zest of 1/2 orange
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped blanched skinless hazelnuts

    How to make it   10 minutes

  • 1

    Heat a grill to medium.


  • 2

    Toss the asparagus with the oil, salt, and pepper on a rimmed baking sheet.


  • 3

    Put the asparagus on the grill perpendicular to the bars of the grill rack. Grill until just tender but not limp, 4 to 5 minutes, rolling the asparagus once or twice with tongs.


  • 4

    Scatter on the orange zest and hazelnuts.

  • Nutritional Information(per serving)

    • Calories: 43
    • Fat: 3 g
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg
    • Sodium: 145 mg
    • Carbs: 3 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Fiber: 2 g

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