Asparagus on the Grill

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb fresh asparagus spears
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill.
  • 2 Brush asparagus with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place on grill or in grill basket (grill “wok”). Place on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 minutes. Turn asparagus or shake basket to turn asparagus; cook 3 to 4 minutes longer or until lightly browned and crisp-tender.
  • 3 Place asparagus on serving platter.

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Tips

Expert Tips

To bump up the flavor, try using a flavored olive oil.

Make a sauce by melting 2 tablespoons butter and stirring in chopped, drained roasted red bell peppers from a 7-oz jar. To serve, microwave the sauce uncovered on High 30 seconds. Stir, then microwave 30 to 45 seconds longer or until hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
1g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.