Simple Roasted Asparagus

Perfect for when you need a simple yet elegant side dish, roasted asparagus is made with just 4 ingredients in under 15 minutes.

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 7 Minutes
Cook Time: 8 Minutes
Total Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of asparagus (about 1 lb), tough ends trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and set an oven rack in the middle position. Line a 13x18-inch baking sheet with heavy-duty aluminum foil.
  2. Spread the asparagus in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with the oil and sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Shake the pan to coat the asparagus evenly.
  3. Roast the asparagus until crisp-tender, about 6 to 8 minutes, depending on the thickness of the asparagus.

Nutrition Information

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  • Per serving (4 servings)
  • Calories: 72
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2 g
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Sodium: 147 mg
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg