Lemon Asparagus

Information Nutrition per serving
2 minutes prep 96kcal
15 minutes active 5g fat
Makes 2 servings 6g protein
Ingredients Method
1 pound asparagus 1. Preheat oven to 375ยฐ. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
1 lemon 2. Cut root ends from asparagus, about 1.5 inches, removing the tough woody bits
2 teaspoons olive oil 3. Halve a lemon, and set one half aside. Slice the other half into 1/8 inch rounds.
Salt and pepper 4. Arrange asparagus on parchment paper; drizzle with olive oil. Squeeze unsliced lemon half over spears. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Arrange sliced lemons over top.
5. Bake about 15 minutes, or until spears are slightly wilted and the tips are slightly charred.
7. Serve hot, or chilled as a salad.

Serving Suggestions

Variations

  • Asparagus can be shaved before roasting, allowing for an even more salad-like finish
  • Lemon and olive oil can be whisked together with a bit of dijon, creating a light vinagrette