Grilled Asparagus and Green Onions
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Grilled Asparagus and Green Onions
Grilled Asparagus and Green Onions
Ingredients
3 tsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
2 tsp. white wine vinegar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. minced fresh thyme
1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed
8 slender green onions
2 oz. goat cheese or feta cheese, crumbled (optional)
Fresh thyme sprigs (optional)
Directions

Prep: 10 minutes, Cook: 6 minutes, Serves: 4

1. Preheat grill to medium-high.

2. To make dressing, whisk together 2½ tbsp. oil, vinegar, salt and pepper in small bowl. Whisk in thyme and set aside.

3. Trim onions to same length as asparagus spears. Combine asparagus and onions in medium bowl. Add remaining 1 tbsp. oil and toss to coat. Place vegetables on grill and cook, turning often, about 6 minutes for onions and about 4 minutes for asparagus, until lightly browned, crisp and tender.

4. Transfer vegetables to serving platter. Whisk dressing again and drizzle over vegetables; toss to coat. Top with goat cheese and garnish with thyme sprigs, if you wish. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Nutritional Information:
126 calories, 2 g protein, 12 g total fat (2 g sat., 0 g trans), 3 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 148 mg sodium