asparagus, cleaned, bottoms trimmed
cloves garlic, peeled, minced
1 to 2
tablespoons olive oil
pepper to taste
vinegar to taste (about 2 to 3 tablespoons)
Heat the oven
to 450 degrees.
asparagus in a single layer with the garlic on a rimmed baking
sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Sprinkle with
salt and pepper to taste.
uncovered, shaking the pan once or twice to turn the spears,
about 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and place on a serving
platter. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar or balsamic syrup.
this roasted asparagus with balsamic vinegar or drizzle with a
balsamic reduction. To reduce the vinegar, place it in a
saucepan and boil until the vinegar is reduced by ¼ the
original amount and the vinegar is syrupy.
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