Grilled Asparagus With Adobo & Almonds

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

It’s summertime, and the grillin’ is easy. No sweltering kitchen. No pots and pans to wash. No complicated recipes needed to create an impressive and memorable meal. Celebrate the start of the season by welcoming one of summer’s most popular vegetables to your plate. Seasoned with adobo – a blend of spices popular in Latin and Caribbean cooking – and paprika, the BBQ won’t be the only thing fired up! Top these grilled asparagus spears with toasted slivered almonds for a hint of  buttery crunch.

Grilled Asparagus With Adobo & Almonds

Grilled Asparagus With Paprika & Almonds


1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
2 oz. slivered almonds
½ tsp. paprika
1-1/2 tsp. adobo seasoning
1-1/2 Tbsp. olive oil


  1. To toast almonds, heat in a dry skillet until golden (about 5 to 8 minutes). Transfer to bowl and let cool.
  2. Toss asparagus with olive oil; sprinkle with adobo and paprika.
  3. Preheat grill (aim for medium-high heat, or about 375 degrees F). When hot, arrange asparagus on grates and cook for 8-10 minutes until fork-tender yet firm.
  4. Serve topped with slivered almonds.