Pan Sauteed Asparagus With Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

Pan sauteed asparagus with balsamic vinegar is a simple and flavorful side dish that pairs well with any meal. The asparagus is cooked until tender-crisp and then tossed in a tangy balsamic vinegar glaze. The vinegar adds a sweet and slightly acidic flavor that complements the natural earthiness of the asparagus. This dish is quick and easy to make, making it a perfect option for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

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Ingredients for Pan Sauteed Asparagus With Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

  • 1/2 pound Asparagus Spears
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Pan Sauteed Asparagus With Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by trimming the tough ends of the asparagus spears.
  • STEP 2.Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add olive oil.
  • STEP 3.Add the asparagus to the skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes, until it becomes bright green and slightly tender.
  • STEP 4.Drizzle balsamic vinegar over the asparagus and toss to coat evenly.
  • STEP 5.Continue cooking for another 2-3 minutes, until the asparagus is cooked to your desired tenderness.
  • STEP 6.Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • STEP 7.Serve the pan sauteed asparagus with balsamic vinegar as a side dish or as a topping for salads or pasta dishes.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose fresh asparagus with firm stalks and vibrant green color.
  • To trim the asparagus, hold each spear at both ends and bend it until it snaps naturally.
  • You can also peel the tough ends of the asparagus with a vegetable peeler if desired.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover pan sauteed asparagus can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the asparagus in a skillet over medium heat until warmed through.
  • Serve the sauteed asparagus as a side dish with grilled chicken, steak, or fish.
Nutrition
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78
calories per serving
7 g Fat2 g Protein3 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    20mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    31mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    41mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    5mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    11mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    41mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp