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Grilled Asparagus in a foil packet

The Perfect Grilled Asparagus

Nothing beats Grilled Asparagus. It's the perfect summer side dish recipe. Drizzled with oil, sprinkled with salt, then grilled with butter. Not much beats this perfectly grilled sided dish recipe. 

Course Side, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Grilled Side Dish, Healthy Side Dish Recipe, The Perfect Grilled Asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 105 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (sliced)


  1. Toss asparagus with oil and season with garlic powder and salt.

  2. Place asparagus in foil and top with butter.

  3. Heat your grill over medium heat and place your prepared foil pack on the grill. Grill for 5-8 minutes or until asparagus is fork tender.

  4. Remove from the grill and serve.

Recipe Notes

  • You can use any oil you like but for this recipe, I used olive oil. 
  • Use unsalted butter for this recipe. 

Can I Bake This Asparagus:

If you want to enjoy this recipe all year it can easily be baked in the oven. Bake it at 425 degrees F for 10-14 minutes or until fork tender.

Nutrition Facts
The Perfect Grilled Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 105 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 294mg12%
Potassium 229mg7%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1030IU21%
Vitamin C 6.4mg8%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.