Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

1 Review
From: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 1999

This simple recipe is perfect for quick weeknight meals as well as special occasions.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 3 pounds asparagus, trimmed
  • ½ tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste


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  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. 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.
  3. Roast asparagus, uncovered, for 15 to 25 minutes, or until tender. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 42 calories; 1 g fat(0 g sat); 3 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 88 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,286 IU vitamin A; 10 mg vitamin C; 41 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 40 mg sodium; 344 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (26% daily value), Folate (22% dv), Iron (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable

Reviews 1

January 22, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Who'd have thought such a simple recipe could turn out so very delicious!
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