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Parmesan-Asparagus and Bell Pepper

Parmesan-Asparagus and Bell Pepper
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 2
Four simple ingredients combine to make a side dish for two simply delicious.
Updated November 12, 2007

Ingredients

  • 8 oz fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1/2 medium red or yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette dressing
  • 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1
    Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes. In a large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix asparagus, bell pepper and vinaigrette dressing to coat well.
  • 2
    When grill is heated, place half of vegetables crosswise on bottom grill surface. Close grill; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Place vegetables in serving bowl. Repeat with remaining vegetables. Sprinkle with cheese.

  • Italian dressing is a tasty stand-in for the balsamic vinaigrette.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
300mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
4g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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