Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

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"For easy grilling, place asparagus spears on a double skewer."
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20 m servings
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  1. 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.
  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 and basting once.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 3 asparagus spears 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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I was a little worried to try this after reading the two negative reviews posted. I think the key is simply to not complete cook the asparagus during the boiling process. I limited this time to ...

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I am going to try these again without boiling them first. Ours were totally mushy and no one touched them.

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I am going to try these again without boiling them first. Ours were totally mushy and no one touched them.

I was a little worried to try this after reading the two negative reviews posted. I think the key is simply to not complete cook the asparagus during the boiling process. I limited this time to ...

Just blanch the asparagus for like two minutes, so its not soggy. Then grill it the way they say to. Then eat it.

I did not care for this recipe. They were all mushy and pretty much tasteless. I won't make these again.

These were great. I had a little bit of a flair up...the resulting char was deeeelish!! :) I did only blanche them for 2 minutes first. I also cooked them on a grill pan I have. Skewering t...

Super easy to do and was a delicous change to steamed asparagus. The kids loved it too.

I loved it...I will make it again...

I enjoyed it, but Jon found the asperagus overcooked.

We cooked this just like it called for - our asparagus was perfect and not soggy at all. It helps to use very fresh asparagus. I went down to the local produce stand and brought it straight home...

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