Asparagus with balsamic butter sauce

    25 min

    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.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed
    • 1 to 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 30g butter
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:3min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6.
    2. Arrange the asparagus on a swiss roll tin. Toss with the olive oil, 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.

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    Very easy, very tasty, but beware very rich so only have a small amount.  -  03 Feb 2012


    A nice tasty dish - so quick and easy.  -  03 May 2010


    So simple but so tasty. That sauce is to die for!  -  17 Feb 2017