Roasted Asparagus and Morel Mushrooms


Roasting asparagus and mushrooms creates an extra dimension of flavor.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • 1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed and halved

  • 1 pound fresh morel mushrooms, sliced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1 cup arugula

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Arrange asparagus and mushrooms on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt; toss to coat. Roast, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes. Add butter and thyme. Toss to coat, and roast an additional 5 minutes.

  3. Arrange vegetables on a serving platter. Top with arugula, sprinkle with salt, and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.

Cook's Note:

You can use oyster mushrooms instead of morel mushrooms.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

82 Calories
6g Fat
5g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 82
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 314mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 128mg 3%

* 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.