Grilled Parmesan Asparagus and Mushrooms

This quick five-ingredient dish may make a regular appearance on your menus.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

1
lb fresh asparagus spears
1
package (6 oz) sliced fresh portabella mushrooms
1/4
cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In large shallow dish, toss asparagus, mushrooms and dressing. Place vegetables in grill basket (grill “wok”).
  • 2 Cover and grill vegetables over medium heat 8 to 12 minutes, shaking basket or stirring vegetables occasionally, until asparagus is crisp-tender. Sprinkle vegetables with basil and cheese. Cover and grill 3 to 4 minutes longer or until cheese is slightly melted.

Expert Tips

When grilling asparagus, the size of the spears and variation in grill fires affect how quickly this vegetable cooks. Cook the spears just until crisp-tender.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.