Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter

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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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2
Servings
154
Calories Per Serving
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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. 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
18%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Protein
6g
11%
Carbs
10g
3%
Vitamin A
184µg
20%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10.8%
Vitamin C
13mg
21%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
3mg
15%
Vitamin K
97µg
100%
Calcium
63mg
6%
Fiber
5g
20%
Folate (food)
120µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
120µg
30%
Iron
5mg
28%
Magnesium
37mg
9%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
11%
Phosphorus
130mg
19%
Polyunsaturated
0.6g
N/A
Potassium
490mg
14%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
19.8%
Sodium
579mg
24%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
21.8%
Trans
0.5g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
9%

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