Roast whole slices of lemon along with the asparagus for a beautiful look and sparkling, bright taste. Great with seafood, especially salmon or scallops.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, April/May 2006


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


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; protein 2.4g 5% DV; carbohydrates 9g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 4g 16% DV; sugars 0.9g; fat 7.4g 11% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 747.6IU 15% DV; vitamin c 47.9mg 80% DV; folate 107.9mcg 27% DV; calcium 56.7mg 6% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 17.8mg 6% DV; potassium 245.3mg 7% DV; sodium 302.2mg 12% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 14% DV.

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  • 5 star values: 2
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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: 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: 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