Grilled Asparagus, Tomato and Blue Cheese Salad

Egg-free
Heart-Healthy
High-Fiber
Low-Calorie
Low-Carbohydrate
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Nut-free
Soy-free
Vegetarian / Meatless
Weight Management
Wheat-Free / Gluten-Free
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
4
Ready in
15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese (1 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil

Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
Ready in
15 minutes
  1. Preheat grill to medium (300°F to 350°F). Thread asparagus onto 2 or 3 parallel skewers to hold them together during grilling.* Thread tomatoes onto 2 skewers. Brush vegetables with 1 tablespoon of the oil, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Place skewers on grill. Grill 5 minutes, turning occasionally. Remove skewers from grill, and remove vegetables from skewers. Cut asparagus into 2-inch pieces.
  3. In a medium bowl combine asparagus, tomatoes, blue cheese, onion, and garlic; toss to combine. Drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon oil plus vinegar; toss. Season with salt and pepper to taste, sprinkle with basil, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 106, Calories Fat 67, Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 6mg, Sodium 101mg, Carbohydrate 7g, Protein 4g
Serving Size1
Calories106
Calories Fat67
Calories (fat) extra63
Total Fat7g
Total Fat (extra)12
Saturated Fat2g
Saturated Fat (extra)10
Cholesterol6mg
Cholesterol (extra)2
Sodium101mg
Sodium (extra)4
Potassium318mg
Carbohydrate7g
Carbohydrate (extra)2
Fiber2g
Fiber (extra)11
Sugars3g
Protein4g
Omega30g
Vitamin A1225IU
Vitamin A (extra)25
Vitamin C11mg
Vitamin C (extra)19
Iron2mg
Iron (extra)13