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Simple Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 5 ingredients

I always look forward to spring when the asparagus comes...


  • 1 pound of asparagus spears, rinsed and trimmed
  • Olive Oil
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • Lemon
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)
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Nutrition Facts


37 cals


2 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

1 g


5 g


2 g


3 g


3 g


2 mg


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Place asparagus on a baking sheet.  Drizzle with olive oil, a sprinkling of salt, and freshly cracked black pepper, then toss to evenly coat.  Arrange the asparagus in a single layer.
  3. Bake for about 10 minutes or until the asparagus are browned, but not flimsy or overcooked.  Transfer to a serving dish. Squeeze a lemon and a grating of Parmesan cheese, if using, over the hot asparagus.

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