Celiac.com 06/10/2014 - Asparagus season is upon us, and I’ve been looking for new ways to prepare this ever-popular vegetable. This recipe offers one of the easiest, most delicious ways I know to make delicious, memorable asparagus.

Photo: CC--Liz WestIngredients:

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, washed and trimmed
  • Splash of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Heat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Clean the asparagus and snap off the white bottom parts.

Arrange asparagus in a large baking dish. Coat with oil, and season with salt and pepper.

Bake asparagus 12 minutes, or until tender.

Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.

Remove from heat, and stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar.

Pour over the baked asparagus to serve.

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