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Healthy Eating: Awesome asparagus

1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed

1 tablespoon butter, melted

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts or other chopped nuts

Steam the asparagus in a steamer until tender-crisp; drain. Arrange on a serving platter. Whisk the butter and balsamic vinegar in a bowl. Drizzle the mixture over the asparagus. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Serves 4.

Adapted from "The Best of Simply Colorado Cookbook,” Colorado Dietetic Association.