Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Roasted Asparagus With Browned Butter + Balsamic (See Jane Cook)

deliciousness
I don't want to toot my own horn, but I may have discovered the most delicious asparagus.  I found this recipe which called for a sauce that contained 1 tablespoon soy, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar and 2 tablespoons browned butter; I changed it up a bit (because I wanted a bit more tang) by adding another tablespoon of vinegar and a bit more butter.  It's essential that you slightly brown the butter in a pan rather than just melt it--it totally makes the flavor of the sauce!

Roast the asparagus (be sure to salt and pepper it and add a bit of olive oil so it doesn't stick to the foil!) in the oven at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes before pouring the combined mixture over it.  If you're looking for a new (but simple) asparagus recipe, I must insist you try this--it's heavenly.

give them a good rinse
stalks of glory--salted and peppered

29 comments

  1. Oh this looks so easy and delicious!! I definitely need to try this!!
    xoxo
    Andrea
    Wonderful and Marvelous

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  2. I love asparagus side dishes! This looks delicious.

    XO,
    Caitlin
    www.douxrousse.com

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  3. I love asparagus! This looks delicious. I'm always trying to find ways to trick my husband into eating vegetables!

    mattandcarlycross.blogspot.com

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  4. Great pictures!
    I love the one of them all in a row...a little asparagus army. ;)

    xoxo
    ~Natasha Fatah~
    ~Natasha Fatah~

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  5. Divine! I will definitely be trying this out, my boyfriend is a sucker for asparagus..he will adore! :)
    http://lipsticksunshine.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. yum! totally making this! thanks for posting!

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  7. this is my favorite way of eating asparagus, which is my favorite vegetable. yum!

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  8. This sounds divine! I love asparagus, and a sauce on top - SOLD!

    xo-T

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  9. This is the way I always make asparagus--it's so simple and good.

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  10. This looks so yummy! I definitely will have to try it out. Thanks!

    Vang

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  11. I just discovered how great asparagus tastes and how good it is for you. I will be trying this recipe out next!

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  12. love asparagus and am overdue for making it. will have to try this soon. hope you are well, A! xo

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  13. i just made asparagus last night! i grilled them with a bit of shredded gruyere, so yummy and seasonal!
    in dramatic fashion

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  14. Anything even mildly involving brown butter is a big, fat YES.
    xo Josie
    www.winksmilestyle.com

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  15. Asparagus is my favorite vegetable and this is now my favorite asparagus recipe. Can't wait to try it.

    The Wearist
    www.thewearist.blogspot.com

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  16. Yummy I love balsamic and i love aspargus!

    Http://gandacummings.blogspot.com

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  17. that sounds like the best combo ever--totally trying this!

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  18. absolutely giving this a whirl tonight. many thanks for sharing

    mylettchronicals

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  19. Oh man, roasted asparagus (and any/all veggies) really are so easy! I roasted some asparagus with shallots awhile back. Easy AND tasty.

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  20. I look forward to asparagus every spring. Definitely one of my favorites and this looks absolutely delicious!

    Rebecca (hearts)...

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  21. looks so good, I'm going to have to try this! www.casualglamorous.com

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  22. yum! I love asparagus and anything that includes brown butter!

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  23. Oh yum, I love asparagus - this recipe sounds delish Anna!

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  24. Sounds incredibly delish...I love asparagus, so I'll have to try this recipe!

    <3 Cambria
    jupefashion.blogspot.com

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  25. This sounds amazing! Normally I just saute my asparagus in some olive oil and soy sauce, because I usually forget to make it until the minute the rest of dinner is ready :) But if I'm actually prepared ahead of time, I'll have to try this recipe!

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  26. i make this exact recipe all the time!! LOVE IT. it's perfect for dinner parties.

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