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Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter

Patti Stagich

Salty-sweet browned butter turns this asparagus into a delicious side dish. This is a great item for a holiday menu. 

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Ingredients

  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Pound trimmed asparagus spears
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 Teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Dash of grated lemon rind for garnish

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet. Coat with spray and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes or until tender.

Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from heat; stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Drizzle over asparagus tossing well to coat. Garnish with black pepper and lemond rind. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings2
Calories Per Serving154
Total Fat12g18%
Sugar5gN/A
Saturated7g37%
Cholesterol31mg10%
Protein6g11%
Carbs10g3%
Vitamin A184µg20%
Vitamin B60.2mg10.8%
Vitamin C13mg21%
Vitamin D0.2µg0.1%
Vitamin E3mg15%
Vitamin K97µg100%
Calcium63mg6%
Fiber5g20%
Folate (food)120µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)120µg30%
Iron5mg28%
Magnesium37mg9%
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg11%
Phosphorus130mg19%
Polyunsaturated0.6gN/A
Potassium490mg14%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg19.8%
Sodium579mg24%
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg21.8%
Trans0.5gN/A
Zinc1mg9%