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A quick hit with garlic and balsamic under the broiler and voila! An instant side dish favorite, ready in minutes.

Jiselle Basile
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2016


Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3 ounces)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler to HIGH; arrange rack about 4 inches from heating element.

  • Arrange asparagus on a foil-lined baking sheet. Coat asparagus with cooking spray.

  • Broil 10 minutes or until tender and charred, stirring halfway through cooking.

  • Combine garlic and oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook 3 minutes; remove from pan. Add vinegar to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until syrupy, stirring frequently. Drizzle vinegar over asparagus. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and garlic.

Nutrition Facts

69 calories; fat 1.4g; saturated fat 0.2g; mono fat 0.9g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 2g; iron 3mg; sodium 250mg; calcium 45mg; sugars 7g.