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Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Sauce

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Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Sauce


  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, white ends trimmed off; about 1 pound
  • 1 tablespoon whipped butter
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • cooking spray


Step 1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Arrange asparagus spears in a 9x13-inch baking dish (or similar). Coat the top of asparagus with cooking spray, then season with salt and pepper to taste.
Step 2
Bake asparagus until tender (about 10 minutes depending on thickness of spears).
Step 3
Melt butter in a small, nonstick saucepan over medium heat, then remove pan from heat. Stir in the soy sauce and vinegar to make a sauce. Pour the sauce over the baked asparagus spears and serve.

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