Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Butter Sauce


Covered in a simple sauce, these asparagus spears go well with any meal. Fresh asparagus is baked until tender, then dressed with a blend of butter, soy sauce, and balsamic vinegar.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 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 the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Arrange asparagus on a baking sheet. Coat with cooking spray, then season with salt and pepper.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until tender, about 12 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from the heat and stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar.

  5. Pour sauce over baked asparagus.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

77 Calories
6g Fat
5g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 308mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 241mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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