There's nothing better than fresh asparagus in the spring. Seasoned with olive oil, salt, and pepper and roasted for under 10 minutes, this quick-and-easy recipe is the perfect pairing for any main dish, but it tastes especially delicious with seared salmon and roasted potatoes (see associated recipes).

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Arrange asparagus in a shallow roasting pan. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss to coat and arrange the asparagus in an even layer. Roast, uncovered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender, tossing once.


Nutrition Facts

42 calories; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 2.4g; dietary fiber 1.3g; sugars 1.1g; fat 3.4g; saturated fat 0.5g; vitamin a iu 454.7IU; vitamin c 3.4mg; folate 31.3mcg; calcium 14.8mg; iron 1.3mg; magnesium 8.5mg; potassium 122.3mg; sodium 74mg.