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Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Grilled Asparagus Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

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

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.

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.