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Saturday, April 16, 2011

Easy Grilled Marinated Asparagus

Difficulty: SUPER EASY
Servings: 4-6

Nutrition Information
Calories: 60
Carbohydrates: 4g;
Protein 0.6g; Fat 2g; Fiber 1g

About this Dish

Garlic Expressions salad dressing is an easy and excellent marinade for asparagus. This particular marinade really brings out the sweetness of the asparagus.  Chilled marinated asparagus are also excellent raw or in salads.

Did you know that asparagus offers many health benefits? For example, asparagus is a natural diuretic and detoxifier, and is high in dietary fiber. Asparagus contains a phytochemical glutathione that has anticarcinogenic and antioxidant properties. It is an anti-inflammatory. Aspagagus is rich in vitamin B (folate) which is essential for a healthy heart heart (cardio-vascular system). Some consider asparagus an aphrodisiac, claiming it increases feelings of love and compassion.  Aphrodisiac or not, this great tasting side dish is sure to please even the fussiest eater.


  • 1 pound Fresh Asparagus (thin stalks preferred)
  • 1/3 Cup Garlic Expressions Salad Dressing


  1. Trim away and discard any tough woody stalk from the base of the asparagus stalks.

  2. Into a zip top bag, combine the asparagus and Garlic Expressions.  Seal, removing any air.

  3. Turn the bag a couple of times to thoroughly coat the asparagus spears with the dressing.

  4. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 4 hours, up to 24 hours.

  5. Preheat BBQ grill to high. Grill until spears are crisp tender, turning once; about 4-5 minutes. Do not over cook.
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