Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Looking for an easy Roasted Asparagus recipe? Learn how to make Roasted Asparagus using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by storyarc

Makes 4 servings



Low-fat, low-cal, low-carb, tasty asparagus side dish or main dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Asparagus

24 asparagus spears
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Roasted Asparagus

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

  2. Rinse asparagus and snap off the woody ends (approx. bottom third) of each stalk. Toss asparagus with olive oil, salt, and pepper.

  3. Lay asparagus across foil-lined baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes until they are tender but still bright green.

  4. If desired, you may sprinkle with parmigiano reggiano cheese or drizzle a little lemon juice or balsamic vinaigrette.

Categories

Breakfast, Brunch, First Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, American, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 150.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
74
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
294mg
12%
Potassium
294mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
5.8g
2%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
3.2g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 4% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in iron
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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