Simple Smoked Asparagus

A simple vegetable side dish to pair with your meat while you already have the smoker fired up. I've tried several different flavor combos but have found that olive oil, salt, and pepper work best with asparagus. Serve with lemon wedges if desired.

1
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound thick asparagus spears, trimmed

  • ½ tablespoon olive oil

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the smoker to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Add wood chips according to manufacturer's directions.

  2. Place asparagus inside a disposable foil pan. Drizzle oil, salt, and pepper over the top. Toss to coat.

  3. Place the pan on the smoker rack and smoke for 30 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Because this has such a short cook time, I like to use hickory, but feel free to substitute with a milder wood.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

38 Calories
2g Fat
4g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 38
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 229mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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