Grilled or Broiled Asparagus

Grilled or Broiled Asparagus

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  • 1 bunch asparagus (20 to 30 spears)
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic or red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Preheat a grill or broiler.

Snap off tough bottoms of asparagus spears. Mix remaining ingredients together in a small bowl. Place asparagus in a shallow, ovenproof dish. Pour marinade over the asparagus to coat.

Grill or broil the asparagus for 5 to 6 minutes or until lightly colored.