Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

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From: EatingWell.com, March 2018

Grilling is a simple and fast way to cook asparagus that yields a delicious result every time. Trimming off about one inch of the asparagus yields the best flavor—the ends are tough and hard to chew.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 bunch asparagus (about 1 pound), trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper

Preparation

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  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Toss asparagus with oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Grill, turning often, until tender, 5 to 10 minutes (depending on the thickness of your asparagus).

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 4-5 spears
  • Per serving: 53 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 4 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 157 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,062 IU vitamin A; 8 mg vitamin C; 25 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 160 mg sodium; 238 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Folate (39% daily value), Vitamin A (21% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, ½ fat

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