Roasted Asparagus

March/April 1999

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

"Who'd have thought such a simple recipe could turn out so very delicious! "
Roasted Asparagus

Makes: 8 servings

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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.


Per serving: 51 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 4 g protein; 4 g fiber; 40 mg sodium; 344 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (26% daily value), Folate (22% dv), Iron (20% dv), Vitamin C (16% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 vegetable

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