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Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar

Photo: Jan Smith
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4 servings

One cooking class at Harvard teaches students how to prepare and cook fresh vegetables. In this recipe, students learn how to cook asparagus.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound thin asparagus spears
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 25
  • caloriesfromfat 43 %
  • fat 1.2 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.3 g
  • carbohydrate 3 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 120 mg
  • calcium 16 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. Snap off tough ends of asparagus; place in a bowl or shallow dish. Drizzle asparagus with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper, tossing well to coat. Place asparagus on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until crisp-tender. Place asparagus in a bowl; drizzle with vinegar. Serve immediately.