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Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Butter Sauce (Gluten-Free)
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Jefferson Adams

Jefferson Adams is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. His poems, essays and photographs have appeared in Antioch Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALIBAN, Hayden's Ferry Review, Huffington Post, the Mississippi Review, and Slate among others.

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By Jefferson Adams
Published on 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.


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.