Oven-Roasted Asparagus

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

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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch thin asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

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

  • Calories: 123 calories
  • Carbohydrate Content: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 1.7 mg
  • Fat Content: 10.8 g
  • Fiber Content: 2.4 g
  • Protein Content: 3.3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1.8 g
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  • Sodium Content: 471.4 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2.2 g
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