Grilled Asparagus

Randy Mayor
If you like asparagus, you'll love this easy and delicious grilled asparagus recipe. A simple marinade adds that extra flavor that puts this on the must-grill list.

Yield:

4 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 36
Caloriesfromfat 50 %
Fat 2 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 1.8 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 62 mg
Calcium 17 mg

Ingredients

1 pound asparagus
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Cooking spray

Preparation

Prepare grill.

Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Combine all ingredients except cooking spray in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal and marinate for 30 minutes. Remove asparagus from bag, and discard marinade. Place asparagus on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes on each side or until asparagus is done.

Note:

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April 2000