Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic-Shallot Butter

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Kelly M.

From an unknown magazine clipping. Make the butter ahead of time if you like. I cut this recipe down easily and did not have fresh thyme so I used dry. Great dish!

Top Review by Bergy

I always roast my asparagus but your recipe added a nice touch with the shallot, lemon rind & Balsamic. I omitted the butter (I know I love it but!!!) and lightly sprayed the asparagus with lite Olive oil, sprinkles the shallot, lemon rind & balsamic over the spears, sealed the pkg of foil around them and baked in 375 oven for 15 minutes - They were heated through but still had crunch, perfect. Thanks KellyM for a now favorite way for me to roast asparagus

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine shallots, butter, vinegar, thyme salt and rind, stirring well with a whisk.
  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  3. Snap off woody ends of asparagus.
  4. Arrange spears in a single layer on a shallow baking pan coated with cooking spray.
  5. Cover with foil and bake for 5 minutes.
  6. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes or until asparagus is crisp tender.
  7. Pour butter mixture over asparagus, tossing gently to coat.
  8. Serve immediately.

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