Buttered Balsamic Asparagus

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Sackville

Of all the spring vegetables, aspargus is my favourite and this is a very simple but delicious way to prepare it. Pecorino is a cheese from Sardinia, Italy but Parmesan is a good substitute.

Top Review by Aunty

This was wonderful! Very quick, the balsamic sauce is fantastic. Really, the best! I made it exactly as stated, I usually do with a new recipe, and I wouldn't change a thing. Thanks for such a great recipe, I know I'll be using it a lot this summer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim the tough ends off the asparagus and discard.
  2. Blanch in a pot of boiling water for no longer than five minutes, then drain and set aside in a shallow dish.
  3. Keep warm.
  4. Melt the butter over a low heat in a large frying pan.
  5. Add the balsamic vinegar then toss in the asparagus.
  6. Stir to coat and let the aspargus cook gently for just a couple minutes.
  7. Put on a serving plate, pour over the lovely juices and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Sprinkle with the cheese shavings and serve immediately.

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