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Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 10 min
  • 25 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted fromCooking Light

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 lemon, zested (optional)

Directions

Prep: 1. Preheat oven to 400. 2. Zest lemon (if using). 3. Cut woody ends off of asparagus. Make: 1. Toss asparagus with olive oil and salt and pepper to taste, place on baking sheet and roast until tender, about 12 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned. 3. Remove from heat; stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Drizzle over asparagus, tossing well to coat. Garnish with cracked pepper and lemon zest, if desired.

Notes

Getting the woody ends off asparagus is a snap! Check out our favorite trick here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lO--KBhVzeE

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