Balsamic-Glazed Ontario Asparagus

Here’s an easy, healthy and tasty way to prepare this short season vegetable.

Baking Time: 8 to 10 minutes

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Serves: 4

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  • 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. 

Serve immediately.

Nutritional information

  • PROTEIN: 4 grams
  • FAT: 4 grams
  • CARBOHYDRATES: 5 grams
  • CALORIES: 67