Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter

Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter
Staff Writer
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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2
Servings
374
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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

Total Fat
14g
20%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
147mg
49%
Carbohydrate, by difference
11g
8%
Protein
48g
100%
Vitamin B-12
6µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
43mg
4%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Folate, total
73µg
18%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
67mg
21%
Niacin
14mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
453mg
65%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
53µg
96%
Sodium, Na
445mg
30%
Water
173g
6%
Zinc, Zn
9mg
100%

Roasted Asparagus Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Roasted Asparagus Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.