Fast, Frugal and Healthy: Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter

roasted asparagus

is in season right now, so you’re likely to find a good deal on it at your local supermarket. It’s fast, frugal and healthy. Here’s an easy way to prepare it.

Oven Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter

  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • Cracked black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Place asparagus spears on the tray, and sprinkle with Kosher salt and cracked pepper.  Roast for 12-14 minutes, until tender.

Meanwhile, brown the butter in a small saucepan on the stovetop. Remove from heat and stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Pour over the roasted asparagus spears, tossing to coat.  Serve immediately.

Adapted from:  Cooking Light


  1. Diane says

    We love roasted asparagus. I usually make it with olive oil, garlic and lemon. This sounds yummy! I am going to try this when I roast asparagus for tonight’s dinner!

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