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Try this sophisticated asparagus appetizer at your next dinner party.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
35 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Lightly coat asparagus and onion with cooking spray. Grill onion, covered, over medium 10 minutes or until tender, turning once and adding asparagus (place across the grates) the last 4 minutes. Chop onion. In a small bowl combine onion and basil. Cut asparagus into 1- to 2-inch pieces.

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  • Meanwhile, hollow out insides of bread halves (see Tip), leaving 1/2-inch shells. Add bread halves, cut sides down, to grill. Grill, covered, 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Remove from grill. Fill bread halves with onion mixture and asparagus and sprinkle with cheese. Grill, covered, 1 to 2 minutes more or until bottoms are toasted and cheese is melted. Cut into slices and top with additional basil.

Tips

Tip: Use leftover bread to make bread crumbs or croutons.

Nutrition Facts

116 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 13.7g; dietary fiber 1.6g; sugars 2.1g; fat 4.3g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 11.7mg; vitamin a iu 341.4IU; vitamin c 3.1mg; folate 83.3mcg; calcium 136.7mg; iron 1.3mg; magnesium 15.8mg; potassium 116.1mg; sodium 194.3mg.
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