Simple Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 5 ingredients
I always look forward to spring when the asparagus comes out. Roasting or grilling asparagus brings an amazing flavor to an already delicious vegetable. These Roasted Asparagus cook fast and are the perfect side...

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of asparagus spears, rinsed and trimmed
  • Olive Oil
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • Lemon
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)

Nutrition Facts

Calories

37 cals

Fat

2 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

1 g

Carbohydrates

5 g

Sugar

2 g

Fiber

3 g

Protein

3 g

Sodium

2 mg

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Place asparagus on a baking sheet.  Drizzle with olive oil, a sprinkling of salt, and freshly cracked black pepper, then toss to evenly coat.  Arrange the asparagus in a single layer.
  3. Bake for about 10 minutes or until the asparagus are browned, but not flimsy or overcooked.  Transfer to a serving dish. Squeeze a lemon and a grating of Parmesan cheese, if using, over the hot asparagus.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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