From EatingWell: March/April 1999
This simple recipe is perfect for quick weeknight meals as well as special occasions.
- 3 pounds asparagus, trimmed
- 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
- Preheat oven to 450°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.
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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- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- 30 minutes or less
- 8 or more
- Preparation/ Technique
- Mother's Day
- Type of Dish
- Side dish, vegetable
- March/April 1999