Oven-Roasted Asparagus

"Salty and savory, the roasting method kills the natural bitterness of asparagus. Try it next to grilled fish or lamb."

  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes
  • Ready in 25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch thin asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  • Place the asparagus into a mixing bowl, and drizzle with the olive oil. Toss to coat the spears, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, and pepper. Arrange the asparagus onto a baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until just tender, 12 to 15 minutes depending on thickness. Sprinkle with lemon juice just before serving.

Nutritional Information

  • Total Fat: : 10.8g
  • Saturated Fat: : 10.8g
  • Sodium: : 10.8g
  • Potassium: : 10.8g
  • Total Carbohydrates: : 10.8g
  • Dietary Fiber: : 10.8g
  • Protein: : 10.8g
  • Sugars: : 10.8g
  • Vitamin C: : 10.8g
  • Iron: : 10.8g
  • Niacin: : 10.8g
  • Magnesium: : 10.8g

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • 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.
  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.