Asparagus with Mustard VinaigrettePrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Yield: 3 Servings

Ingredients of Asparagus with Mustard Vinaigrette:

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic


Directions for Asparagus with Mustard Vinaigrette:

  1. In a large skillet, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes; drain. When cool enough to handle; pat dry. Thread several spears onto two parallel metal or soaked wooden skewers. Repeat with remaining asparagus.
  2. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 2 minutes on each side or until crisp-tender.
  3. For vinaigrette, combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Remove asparagus from skewers; drizzle with vinaigrette. Yield: 3 servings.

Nutritional Facts:

2/3 cup equals 46 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 52 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.