Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables. It’s simple, low in calories and packed with vitamins. Roasting it with just a few simple ingredients brings out its nutty flavor.
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903 per serving
- 1 bunch asparagus spears, thin, trimmed
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
- 1 teaspoons sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoons black pepper, ground
- parmesan cheese, (optional)
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place asparagus on a cookie sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Toss to coat the spears, then sprinkle with garlic, salt, and pepper. Rub the flavors into your asparagus with clean hands. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven until just tender, 12 to 15 minutes depending on thickness. After removing from the oven, give asparagus a light dusting of Parmesan cheese.