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Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar and Butter

Enjoy asparagus when it is baked in the oven for a few minutes and topped with a delicious, savory balsamic butter sauce. It cooks to perfection every time and makes the perfect side dish for any meal.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to bake asparagus with balsamic vinegar
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 140.28kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus trimmed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Arrange asparagus spears on a baking sheet in a single layer and drizzle olive oil over the top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine the butter, soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Pour over the baked asparagus and serve!

Notes

  • Asparagus with Parmesan cheese is undeniably a delicious combo. After pouring the balsamic butter sauce over the top, sprinkle Parmesan over the top for an extra punch of flavor.
  • Sprinkle garlic powder over the asparagus before baking for added flavor.
  • Squirt lemon juice over the top juice before serving!
  • Use gluten free soy sauce to make this a gluten free recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 140.28kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.63g | Protein: 0.52g | Fat: 15.42g | Saturated Fat: 6.41g | Cholesterol: 22.89mg | Sodium: 362.26mg | Fiber: 0.13g | Sugar: 0.27g