1 tablespoon lite olive oil
1⁄2 teaspoon italian seasoning
1 1⁄2 lbs asparagus, washed, tough stems removed
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (good quality)
salt and pepper
1⁄4 cup course grated parmesan cheese (optional)
1. Heat an Oven proof pan (about 10") in a hot oven for 5 minutes. Pour in the oil& Italian seasoning. Coat the whole pan.
2. Roll the asparagus in the oil to coat all sides. Bake in 400F degrees oven for 5-7 min Do not over cook!
3. The asparagus should just be heated through but still very crisp. Remove from oven, drizzle with the vinegar. Add salt& pepper. Sprinkle with Parmesan (if desired). Serve immediately or serve at room temperature.