Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Butter Sauce

Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Butter Sauce

Side Dish Vegetables Asparagus Baked

This is a simple and delicious side dish. Fresh asparagus is baked until tender, and dressed with a blend of butter, soy sauce, and balsamic vinegar.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 77
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 25m


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • cooking spray
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar


  • 1   Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • 2   Arrange the asparagus on a baking sheet. Coat with cooking spray, and season with salt and pepper.
  • 3   Bake asparagus 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until tender.
  • 4   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.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 5.9g 9%
    Saturated Fat 4.0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 308mg 12%
Potassium 241mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 4.9g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 9%
Protein 2.8g 6%
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 1035IU  
Vitamin C 6mg  
Calcium 30mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 18mg  
Folate 60mcg