Roasted Asparagus

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Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus is a delicious side dish, but sometimes I use it as a first course appetizer and frequently serve it with whole grain or other salads as part of a buffet.

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  • 8 ServingsServings


  • 20-24 asparagus spears
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • lemon juice or balsamic vinegar



1 Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
2 Wash the asparagus, remove the woody bottoms and peel the spears if they are thick.
3 Coat the asparagus with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Lay the asparagus in a single layer on a cookie sheet.
4 Roast the asparagus for 8-10 minutes, or until tender. Sprinkle with a few drops of lemon juice or Balsamic vinegar. Serve hot, cool or at room temperature.

Source: Ronnie Fein