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Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Soy Browned Pareve Butter

serves 6

2 pounds asparagus spears, trimmed

cooking spray

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

2 tablespoon margarine

2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce

1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
¼ sliced almonds, toasted

Preheat oven to 400F. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet; coat with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 12 minutes or until tender.

Melt margarine in a small skillet over medium heat; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking pan occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in soy sauce and vinegar. Drizzle over asparagus, tossing well to coat.

Garnish with toasted almonds.