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3-Step Lemon-Pepper Asparagus

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  • 5 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Dress up asparagus with a few pantry ingredients for this super quick, so simple side dish.

Brooke McLay
February 14, 2012

Ingredients

1
lb fresh asparagus spears
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
to 3 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon coarse sea salt
Ground black pepper
3
tablespoons fresh lemon juice (1 medium)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2 Spread asparagus in single layer on cookie sheet. Drizzle oil over asparagus; toss to coat. Sprinkle with lemon peel, salt and a generous sprinkling of pepper.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Just before serving, drizzle lemon juice over asparagus.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2 Spread asparagus in single layer on cookie sheet. Drizzle oil over asparagus; toss to coat. Sprinkle with lemon peel, salt and a generous sprinkling of pepper.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Just before serving, drizzle lemon juice over asparagus.

Expert Tips

Go Gourmet! Wrap each serving of asparagus with a piece of raw bacon before roasting.

Serve this asparagus with grilled chicken or your favorite steak, and risotto or mashed potatoes for a perfect dinner.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
115.3
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10.3g
16%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Sodium
479.8mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
5.4g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
2.6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
3%
3%
Iron
14%
14%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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