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Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter Recipe

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This recipe for Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter, by , is from The Team Supreme Figure and Fitness Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Michelle Marten
Added: Thursday, March 27, 2008


40 asparagus spears, trimmed (about 2 lbs)
Cooking Spray
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
Cracked black pepper (optional)
Grated lemon rind (optional)

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1. Preheat oven to 400.

2. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet; coat with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400 for 12 minutes or until tender.

3. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking pan occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Drizzle over asparagus, tossing well to coat. Garnish with cracked pepper and rind, if desired.

Servings: 8 (serving size: 5 spears)

Nutritional Value per serving: Calories 45, Fat 3g (sat1.8g, mono 0.9g, poly 0.2g); Protein 1.9g, Carbs 3.9g, Fiber 1.7g, Chol 8mg, Iron 0.7g, Sodium 134mg, Calc 18mg




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