Roast whole slices of lemon along with the asparagus for a beautiful look and sparkling, bright taste. Great with seafood, especially salmon or scallops. Source: EatingWell Magazine, April/May 2006

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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

  • Toss asparagus, lemon slices, oil, oregano, salt and pepper on a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, shaking the pan occasionally to toss, until the asparagus is tender-crisp, 13 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

91 calories; 7.4 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 302 mg sodium. 245 mg potassium; 9 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 2.4 g protein; 748 IU vitamin a iu; 48 mg vitamin c; 108 mcg folate; 57 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 18 mg magnesium;

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  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
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Rating: 4 stars
Very easy and tasty side. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
So simple so great! Good warm or at room temp. I used lemon juice too for great tang. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
many delicious uses This is a delicious and easy preparation. After preparing the asparagus we cut into one-inch pieces and tossed with whole wheat penne pasta. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Yummy! I made this for my husband and me adding 2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice and italian seasoning instead of straight oregano (2 tsp) as well as one finely minced garlic clove & 1 tsp. of good white wine. It was positively devine!! My husband - who doesn't care for asparagus - loved it & wants it in the regular rotation! Sooooo great! Pros: Healthy easy quick DEEEELICIOUS! Read More