Chargrilled asparagus with mint and crumbled feta


1 tsp olive oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 x 230g bunches asparagus, woody ends trimmed
50g feta
1 tsp cumin seeds, toasted
2 tbsp roughly chopped mint
1 x Grated zest and juice of ½ lemon


1. Add the olive oil and garlic to the asparagus and toss to coat.

2. Cook the asparagus in a hot griddle pan or over a charcoal barbecue for 4-6 minutes, turning frequently, until tender and slightly charred.

3. Meanwhile, crumble the feta into a bowl and mix with the cumin seeds, chopped mint, lemon zest and juice.

4. Divide the asparagus among plates and scatter over the feta mixture. Grind over plenty of black pepper and serve.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 317.984kJ
Fat 4.8g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Carbohydrate 2.7g
Sugars 2.4g
Salt 0.3g

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This recipe was first published in Fri Aug 03 09:38:00 BST 2012.