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Browned Butter Asparagus

You guys, browned butter…is there anything more delicious? Why is butter just so darn tasty? Anyway, this was the perfect accompanying dish because it cooks quick, and tastes amazing.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asparagus, browned butter
Servings: 4
Calories: 112kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 2 bundle asparagus 20-30 asparagus spears
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Snap ends off asparagus, and toss in olive oil
  • Lay them flat in a single layer on a baking sheet
  • sprinkle salt and pepper over the top
  • Bake for 6-8 minutes until cooked and tender but still crispy
  • On the stove top, brown your butter by heating it for 2-3 minutes until light brown
  • Pour browned butter over the top of the asparagus, toss, taste, and adjust seasoning as needed.


Calories: 112kcal | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 50mg | Vitamin A: 175IU