Grilled Asparagus


1 pound fresh asparagus spears (about 24), tough ends snapped off
1 teaspoon olive oil
Scant 1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


Evenly coat asparagus with oil, salt and pepper. Place spears on grill rack of preheated grill. If desired, thread spears on skewers or place in vegetable basket for easier handling. Grill 4 to 6 minutes on side one, turn asparagus over and grill another 4 minutes or until done to taste.

Makes 4 servings

Nutritional information:

Per serving: 30 calories / 1.25 grams total fat / 2 grams protein / 4 grams carbohydrates / 140 milligrams sodium / 2 grams dietary fiber