Grilled Asparagus with Lemon, Soy and Honey

  • Yield: 2 servings


2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4cup soy sauce or tamari
1tablespoon honey
1/2teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Juice of 1 lemon (2 tablespoons)
1pound asparagus, trimmed and well washed
2tablespoons toasted pine nuts or sesame seeds


  1. Preheat grill to high heat. Combine oil, soy sauce, honey, red pepper flakes and lemon juice. Place asparagus spears in a nonreactive dish and pour soy sauce mixture over them. Toss asparagus and let sit 5 minutes in marinade before cooking. Grill spears for 5 to 8 minutes depending on thickness. Serve sprinkled with pine nuts or sesame seeds.
*To toast pine nuts or seeds: Place on a baking pan and place in a 325-degree oven 6 to 10 minutes until golden brown. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 134
  • Fat 7
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 444mg
  • Carbohydrate 15g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Protein 8g