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Balsamic Asparagus

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

These pretty green spears of crisp-tender asparagus are drizzled with a balsamic vinegar mixture for a sensational side dish that's ready in no time.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, bring water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and cook for 2-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, butter, garlic, salt and pepper. Drain asparagus; drizzle with balsamic mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 45 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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