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Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Sauce

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Sauce

30 min.
Health Score:
73 / 100
36 ozs fresh, green Asparagus
3 organic lemons
4 Tbsps olive oil
freshly ground peppers
sugar (as desired)
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Rinse the asparagus, peel the bottom third, cut off the woody ends and blanch the asparagus in boiling salted water for 6 minutes. Rinse until cool with cold water and drain well. For the vinaigrette, rinse the lemons in hot water, cut 2 lemons into thin slices and squeeze the juice from the third lemon.


Mix the lemon juice with the oil and season with salt, pepper and sugar. Cook the asparagus on a hot grill, turning as needed, for 3 - 5 minutes. Arrange on a plate with the lemon slices and serve drizzled with the vinaigrette.

Nutritional values
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie160 cal.(8 %)
Protein5 g(5 %)
Fat11 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates9 g(6 %)
Sugar added2 g(8 %)
Roughage4.1 g(14 %)
Healthy, because

Healthy, because

Green asparagus grows above ground, unlike white asparagus, which is why the green stalks contain more vitamins and minerals, including higher levels of chlorophyll and vitamin C. These water-soluble vitamins promote the absorption of iron into the body.

Even smarter

Even smarter

This recipe can be enhanced with veal steak, beef skewers, or chicken breast fillet. This provides plenty of protein and makes you feel full for a long time.

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