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Grilled asparagus in foil topped with parsley and seasonings.

Grilled Asparagus in Foil

This recipe for grilled asparagus in foil is tender fresh asparagus stalks cooked in foil packets with butter, seasonings and herbs. Throw these foil packs on the grill or bake in the oven for an easy side dish!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 96kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 pound asparagus stalks trimmed
  • 8 teaspoons butter cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • cooking spray
  • lemon wedges for serving optional


  • Preheat a grill to medium high heat or an oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Coat 4 large squares of foil with cooking spray.
  • Divide the asparagus stalks evenly among the squares of foil.
  • Sprinkle the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper evenly over the asparagus stalks.
  • Place 2 teaspoons of butter in each asparagus packet.
  • Fold the foil over the asparagus, sealing completely on all sides.
  • Grill the asparagus packs for 15 minutes, flipping once halfway through.
  • Alternatively, you can bake the asparagus for 15 minutes.
  • Open the foil packets carefully, then gently stir to make sure all the asparagus is coated with the butter and seasonings.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve, with lemon wedges if desired.



Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 364mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1105IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2.6mg