Grilled Asparagus Recipe
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Grilled Asparagus Recipe

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Tender, with a delicious barbecue flavor, these asparagus spears make a perfect side dish for grilled meats. For easy grilling, place asparagus on a double skewer. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 25 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, bring water to a boil; add asparagus. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and pat dry. Cool slightly.
  2. Thread several asparagus spears onto two parallel soaked wooden skewers. Repeat. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 2 minutes, turning once. Baste with barbecue sauce. Grill 2 minutes longer, turning; basting once. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Asparagus in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p259

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 25 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2014

"Had a good flavor will make again. Used it as a side dish with halibut."

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Reviewed Apr. 10, 2014

"My husband really liked this recipe. I didn't buy the best asparagus- the bottoms were very stringy- but the flavor was good."

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2013

"I usually only stir fry asparagus in olive oil, salt pepper and garlic powder and a little suger. Now I'll be making this all summer,thanks!"

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Reviewed Mar. 29, 2012

"Really Like it.Thanks"

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Reviewed Jan. 23, 2012

"I REALLY LIKE ASPERAGUS IT'S HARD TO RUIN IT........Garre..."

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