Preheat oven to 400°F. Arrange the asparagus on a baking sheet. Coat asparagus with cooking spray; season with salt and pepper. Bake for 12 minutes or until tender. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat, and stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Pour over the baked asparagus to serve. Makes 4 servings.
Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving
(based on 1 pound of asparagus, 5 seconds cooking spray and not including salt to taste) 90 calories, 7 g fat, 3.5 g saturated fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 300 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 3 g protein