A quick and easy way to prepare vegetables...perfect for barbeque season!

Makes 6 servings
Cooking time: n/a


  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 60 mL
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) freshly ground pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 24 asparagus spears, trimmed


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine balsamic vinegar, salt, canola oil, pepper and garlic.
  2. Add asparagus and lightly squeeze bag to coat asparagus with marinade; seal bag. Let stand for 30 minutes. Remove asparagus from marinade. Discard marinade.
  3. Grill asparagus over medium heat on barbeque, turning occasionally, until tender, about 5-7 minutes


Choices: 1 fat

Yield: 6 servings, Serving size: 4 spears

courtesy of canolainfo.org.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving
Calories 70
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 2 g

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