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Simply Roasted Asparagus

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simply roasted asparagus

simply roasted asparagus

I promise this is not a cheap way out of a blog post, I just honestly love roasted asparagus and it is a dish I make often.  And simple, simple, simple.

cut asparagusThe thinner the asparagus the less fibrous they are when you cook them.  Chop about an inch off the bottoms to get rid of the hard stuff.

drizzle oil on asparagusDrizzle with olive oil.

crack pepper on asparagusAdd some fresh cracked pepper and sea salt and toss around to cover asparagus well.

roast asparagusRoast and here you have it.  So good…

Simply Roasted Asparagus
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Serves: 4
Serve asparagus at room temperature or chilled. Pick asparagus that are medium to thin in thickness rather than large. The larger asparagus are more fibrous and not as easy to eat.
  • Bunch of fresh asparagus stalks ( about a 1½ lbs. washed and dried)
  • Olive oil
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • Sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Cut about an inch from the bottom of the asparagus stalks
  3. Place asparagus in a baking dish
  4. Drizzle with olive oil
  5. Add fresh cracked pepper and salt
  6. Toss to cover all the asparagus well
  7. Roast for 10 minutes
  8. Carefully move asparagus around in the pan shifting the bottoms ones to the top
  9. Roast for 10 more minutes
  10. Remove asparagus from oven
  11. Let cool completely and serve at room temperature or chill and serve later





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2 Responses

  1. Hi Tabatha! I’m getting ready to go make this to go with dinner. I have some frozen organic asparagus so I hope that will work. I think I will also sprinkle some nutritional yeast over them after they come out of the oven…yum!!

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