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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 Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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 Facts
1 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.

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