Balsamic Asparagus

Slightly sweet balsamic vinegar and sharp Parmesan cheese are tasty partners for tender asparagus spears.


4 servings (serving size: 1/4 of asparagus)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 52
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Protein 3.6 g
Carbohydrate 3.2 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 248 mg
Caloriesfromfat 55 %
Fiber 1.3 g
Calcium 90 mg


1 pound asparagus, trimmed
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup pre-shredded fresh
Parmesan cheese


Place asparagus in a microwave-safe dish; cover with plastic wrap. Microwave at HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drizzle with vinegar and oil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and cheese.