40 asparagus spears, trimmed
Cooking spray
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon Smoked Balsamic
Cracked black pepper (optional)
Grated lemon rind (optional)



Preheat oven to 400°.
Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet; coat with cooking spray.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400° for 12 minutes or until tender.
Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned,
shaking pan occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar.
Drizzle over asparagus, tossing well to coat. Garnish with cracked pepper and rind, if desired.