This simple recipe is perfect for quick weeknight meals as well as special occasions. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 1999

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  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

  • Toss asparagus with oil on a baking sheet with sides or in a large roasting pan. Spread in a single layer and season with salt and pepper.

  • Roast asparagus, uncovered, for 15 to 25 minutes, or until tender. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

42 calories; total fat 1.1g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.2g; cholesterolmg; sodium 40mg 2% DV; potassium 344mg 10% DV; carbohydrates 6.6g 2% DV; fiber 3.5g 14% DV; sugar 3g; protein 3.8g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu 1286IU; vitamin c 10mg; folate 88mcg; calcium 41mg; iron 4mg; magnesium 24mg; thiaminmg.

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