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Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar

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

Cooking Light AUGUST 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings

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

Preparation

Prepare grill.

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 25
  • Calories from fat: 43%
  • Fat: 1.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 1.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 3g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 120mg
  • Calcium: 16mg
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