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Roasted Asparagus

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
Number of Servings: 6


  • 3 pounds fresh asparagus spears
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • dash of salt and pepper


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  3. Wash asparagus spears and trim off tough ends. Leave whole or cut into shorter lengths.
  4. In a large bowl, toss spears with the oil, salt, and pepper.
  5. Place spears in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Lining the baking sheet with foil or baking parchment will help with clean-up.
  6. Roast for 12 to 15 minutes or until the asparagus pieces are lightly browned. Thick spears will take a longer baking time.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Try adding more seasonings such as lemon zest or garlic powder.

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