Asparagus Recipe With Butter and Capers

Asparagus with butter, balsamic and capers

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This recipe for asparagus with butter, balsamic and capers makes a great starter or lunch. Plus, it's ready in just 15 minutes and is under 300 calories.



  • asparagus 1 bunch, woody stems removed
  • butter
  • balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp
  • capers 1 tbsp
  • sourdough or bread 4 slices, toasted
  • parmesan (or vegetarian alternative) a few shavings


  • Step 1

    Steam the asparagus until just tender, about 3-4 minutes. Toss with a knob of butter, the balsamic and capers and season well. Pile onto sourdough toast and scatter with a few parmesan shavings.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 266
  • Fat 6.1g
  • Saturates 3g
  • Carbs 43.6g
  • Protein 11.9g