Here’s an easy, healthy and tasty way to prepare this short season vegetable.
Baking Time: 8 to 10 minutes
- 1 lb (500 g) Ontario Asparagus, trimmed
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
- 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each of salt and pepper
- 1/4 cup (50 mL) balsamic vinegar
- 2 tbsp (25 mL) grated Ontario Parmesan Cheese
Toss asparagus with oil, salt and pepper; place in single layer on baking sheet. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender-crisp.
Meanwhile, in small saucepan, bring vinegar to boil; reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half and syrup-like, about 5 minutes.
Place roasted asparagus in serving dish; drizzle with vinegar reduction. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
- PROTEIN: 4 grams
- FAT: 4 grams
- CARBOHYDRATES: 5 grams
- CALORIES: 67