Grilled Marinated Asparagus
Freshly harvested asparagus says spring is in the air, and on your table. Eating the tender spears right off the grill is pure pleasure.—Lessie Sites, Livingston, Montana
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
- 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
- In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first five ingredients. Add the asparagus; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for up to 1 hour.
- Drain asparagus, reserving marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
- Grill asparagus, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning and basting occasionally with reserved marinade.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 55 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 239mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
Originally published as Grilled Marinated Asparagus in Country Woman April/May 2011
May 7, 2017
This was really quick, my husband tried it out for supper. Very good. We usually have just one staple way to flavor asparagus but now thanks to this recipe we have too! Full of flavor delicious cooked over the grill.