Recipes/ Vegetarian

Barbecued Asparagus with Herbed Yogurt Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Asparagus Farmers of Ontario

These lightly chard Ontario asparagus spears are topped with a a creamy yogurt sauce made with Ontario grown garlic and dill.

Barbecued Asparagus with Herbed Yogurt Sauce

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Serves: 4-6 Cooking Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1 clove Ontario garlic, minced
  • 1 lb (500g) Ontario asparagus, trimmed
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup (125 mL) plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) fresh Ontario dill, finely chopped
  • Garnish: squeeze of lemon



Pre-heat grill to medium.


In a large bowl add olive oil, garlic, and asparagus. Toss to coat; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Carefully place asparagus spears on grill. Frequently rotate asparagus and grill until tender, about 10 minutes.


In a medium bowl mix together Greek yogurt and dill.


Serve grilled asparagus at room temperature alongside herbed yogurt. A squeeze of lemon will wake up the flavours.

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