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.

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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  • 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

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Heat a grill to medium.[/step-item]
[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Toss the asparagus with the oil, salt, and pepper on a rimmed baking sheet.[/step-item]
[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item]
[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Scatter on the orange zest and hazelnuts.[/step-item]

[nutrition-info calories=”43″ calories_fat=”” fat=”3 g” sat_fat=”0 g” choles=”0 mg” sodium=”145 mg” carbs=”3 g” sugars=”” protein=”2 g” fiber=”2 g”] [/nutrition-info]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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