Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Butter Sauce

Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Butter Sauce

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"This is a simple and delicious side dish. Fresh asparagus is baked until tender, and dressed with a blend of butter, soy sauce, and balsamic vinegar."

Ingredients

25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 77 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 77 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 269 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Arrange the asparagus on a baking sheet. Coat with cooking spray, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake asparagus 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until tender.
  4. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat, and stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Pour over the baked asparagus to serve.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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This was so FLAVORFUL! I doubled the sauce only I took the suggestions of others & used just 1 tbp. of soy & 2 Tbp. of balsamic. I did brown the butter (what an aroma!) & also reduced the balsam...

I've been making asparagus this way for the past couple of years. I discovered the recipe in an issue of Cooking Light magazine (the only difference is in Cooking Light they use kosher salt and...

Not only healthy but good for you! A MUST: Brown the butter for the full richness of this side dish!