Grilled Asparagus with Toasted Pecans and Shaved Parmesan

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Grilled Asparagus with Toasted Pecans and Shaved Parmesan


  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus - trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves
  • Parmesan for shaving


      1. Into a shallow pan, add asparagus. Drizzle oil over asparagus and season with salt, pepper and sugar. Toss to coat.
      2. Spray a grill pan with non-stick cooking spray. Arrange asparagus in pan in single file. Do this in batches if necessary.
      3. Place pan over medium-high heat and grill for approximately 3-5 minutes on each side until grill marks appear and asparagus softens slightly.
      4. While asparagus is grilling, toast pecans in a small skillet.
      5. Garnish asparagus with toasted pecans and shavings of parmesan.
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      Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Paula Jones @bellalimento.

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