This simple recipe is perfect for quick weeknight meals as well as special occasions.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees 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.
Who'd have thought such a simple recipe could turn out so very delicious!