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3-Step Lemon-Pepper Asparagus

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4
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Dress up asparagus with a few pantry ingredients for this super quick, so simple side dish. MORE+ LESS-

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

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  • 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

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