Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Roasted asparagus
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  • 22 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
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This healthy vegetable side dish, pepped up with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar, is the perfect accompaniment to roasted meat or poultry. Using virtually no preparation time or hard-to-find ingredients, this roasted asparagus recipe goes from the refrigerator to the table in less than twenty minutes.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound asparagus (cleaned and trimmed)
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It

Preheat an oven to 425F. Line a large baking sheet with foil and arrange the asparagus in a single layer on the tray. Drizzle the olive oil over the asparagus, toss it gently, and then roast it in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until it turns tender and lightly browned.

Toss the roasted asparagus with the balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper; serve immediately.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 44
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Carbohydrates 3 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)