Oven-Roasted Asparagus

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Roasted asparagus seasoned with garlic, lemon, and Parmesan cheese. This recipe is super quick to prep and roasting removes any bitterness. Try it next to lamb or grilled fish.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch thin asparagus spears, trimmed

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 ½ tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese (Optional)

  • 1 clove garlic, minced (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (Optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  2. Place asparagus into a mixing bowl; drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, and pepper. Arrange asparagus in a single layer in a baking dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until just tender, 12 to 15 minutes depending on thickness. Sprinkle with lemon juice just before serving.

    a top down view of a family style serving of oven roasted asparagus on a decorative oval platter and garnished with fresh lemon zest and slices
    Rita

Tips

To remove woody ends, grab stalk of asparagus at either end and bend until it snaps. It will naturally snap where it starts to get tough.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
11g Fat
5g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 471mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 8mg 42%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 8mg 43%
Potassium 246mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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