Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Grilled Asparagus Recipe

The Side Dish blog (the home of side dish, salad & soup collection recipes) invites you to try Grilled Asparagus recipe. Enjoy quick and easy cooking recipes and learn how to make Grilled Asparagus.

Tender with a delicious barbecue flavor, these asparagus spears from our Test Kitchen make a perfect side dish for grilled meats. For easy grilling, place asparagus on a double skewer.

4 Servings | Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


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


In a large skillet, bring water to a boil; add asparagus. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until almost tender; drain and pat dry. Cool slightly.

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 and basting once. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutrition 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.

From Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p259 

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