Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter
- 40 asparagus spear, trimmed (about 2 lbs.)
- Cooking spray
- 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
- 2 Tbsp. butter
- 2 tsp. soy sauce
- 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
- Crackled black pepper (optional)
- Grated lemon rind (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet; coat with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes or until tender.
Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking pan occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Drizzle over asparagus, tossing well to coat. Garnish with cracked pepper and rind, if desired.