Roasted Asparagus

Oven Roasted Asparagus with Garlic, Lemon and Parmesan - this quick and easy side dish is the best way to cook asparagus, and it is ready in under 30 minutes!
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Course: Sides
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Recipes, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Quick Recipes, Vegetarian recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 93kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon zested then sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves sliced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • pinch red pepper flakes or to taste (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F
  • Trim asparagus. Grab both ends and bend asparagus until the woody end snaps off.  Do this with all the asparagus spears.  Discard the woody ends.
  • Transfer the asparagus spears to a baking sheet.  Drizzle them with the olive oil, lemon zest, garlic, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.  Toss to make sure the asparagus is fully coated.
  • Arrange the asparagus in a single layer.  place the lemons sliced under and over the asparagus spears.
  • Roast asparagus in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until bright green, tender, with the ends starting to brown.
  • Remove from the oven and grate Parmesan over the asparagus.  Serve.

Notes

Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.6g | Protein: 3.5g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 2.4g
Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.
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