Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Sauce

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, white ends trimmed off (about 1 pound)
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon whipped butter
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  2. Arrange asparagus spears in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish (or similar).
  3. Coat the top of the asparagus with cooking spray, then season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bake asparagus until tender (about 10 minutes depending on the thickness of spears).
  5. Melt butter is a small, non-stick saucepan over medium heat.
  6. Remove pan from heat and stir in the soy sauce and vinegar to make sauce.
  7. Pour the sauce over the baked asparagus spears and serve.

Serves 4
Nutrition per serving: 47 calories; 2.2g fat; 6g carbs; 3g protein; 2.5g fiber.

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