Lemon Asparagus

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My fiance loves this recipe. We often eat it with BBQ during the summer.

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

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ½ cup lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  1. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.

  2. Coat asparagus with vegetable and arrange on a baking sheet. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

  3. Roast in preheated oven until lightly browned at the tips, about 15 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, combine lemon juice, butter, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon black pepper in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in on high in microwave until butter is completely melted, about 1 minute; stir to combine. Pour butter mixture over roasted asparagus and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

118 Calories
10g Fat
7g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 118
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 605mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 21mg 103%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 275mg 6%

* 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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