Grilled Asparagus with Leeks and Parmesan Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Leeks6 , trimmed and washed (Thin Ones)
 Asparagus spears12
 Olive oil4 Tablespoon
 Parmesan cheese2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 226 Calories from Fat 104

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.2%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.4 mg

Sodium 211.1 mg8.8%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g8.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A 65.7% Vitamin C 37.8%

Calcium 18.1% Iron 24.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Get a ridged griddle really hot; if you do not have one, heat an overhead grill.
Brush the leeks with olive oil, then place them on the griddle or in a grill pan and slide them under the grill.
Cook for 1 or 2 minutes, then turn.
Add the asparagus, brushed with oil, lower the heat and cook, turning occasionally till tender.
Check that the asparagus and leeks are cooked right through, then lift out and place on warm plates.
Sprinkle with salt and long, thin shavings of Parmesan.
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