Warm Caramelized Vegetables

Warm Caramelized Vegetables

For a satisfying side, try this tangy asparagus-potato salad!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2
lb small red potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
lb asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
1/3
cup butter or margarine
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1/4
cup balsamic vinegar
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper, if desired
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add potatoes and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook about 12 minutes or until tender; drain and return to saucepan.
  2. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add asparagus. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and add to potatoes.
  3. While vegetables are cooking, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion in butter about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Stir in vinegar, brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Pour onion mixture over potatoes and asparagus; stir until coated. Sprinkle with pepper.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Balsamic vinegar is a great flavor booster, but if you don't have any on hand, you can use cider or red wine vinegar.
Green beans can be used instead of the asparagus.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.