Baked asparagus with balsamic butter sauce
It’s hard to believe, but Easter is just around the corner. Our family always gets together for an early dinner on Easter. Usually I am in charge of a side dish. This recipe for baked asparagus with balsamic brown butter is a perfect accompaniment to ham and potatoes.
Makes eight servings
- Two bunches asparagus, trimmed
- cooking spray
- salt and pepper to taste
- ¼ c. butter
- 2 Tbl. low-sodium soy sauce
- 2 teas. balsamic vinegar
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Arrange the asparagus on a baking sheet. Coat with cooking spray, and season with salt and pepper.
Bake asparagus 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until tender.
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.