Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar

(makes 6 servings)

2 pounds (960 g) fresh asparagus, tough ends removed, peeled if thick
1 teaspoon (5 ml) olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons (22.5 ml) balsamic vinegar

1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C), Gas Mark 8.
2. Place the asparagus in a baking pan and drizzle with oil. Toss to coat. Roast, shaking the pan every 3 minutes, until tender and lightly browned.
3. Remove from the oven and drizzle with vinegar, toss to coat the asparagus. Serve immediately.

Per serving: 46 calories (15% calories from fat), 3 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.1 g saturated fat), 7 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 vegetable)