Mexican Roasted Asparagus

Try this delicious twist on Spring's first vegetables by adding some Old El Paso® taco seasoning!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1 1/2
lb fresh asparagus spears
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line two 15x10x1-inch pans with foil. Set lemon peel aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix lemon juice, oil and 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon taco seasoning mix; set aside. Wash asparagus; break off tough ends where stalks snap easily. If desired, peel stems off spears. Place asparagus in 1 pan. Drizzle with oil mixture; toss until asparagus is evenly coated. Divide asparagus between pans, arranging in single layer.
  • 3 Roast uncovered 10 to 15 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Sprinkle with lemon peel.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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