Roasted Asparagus

Recipe by taylortwo
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Cut off the woody bottom part of the asparagus spears and discard.
  • With a vegetable peeler, peel off the skin on the bottom 2-3 inches of the spears (this keeps the asparagus from being all "stringy" and if you eat asparagus you know what I mean by that).
  • Place asparagus on foil-lined baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle with salt.
  • With your hands, roll the asparagus around until they are evenly coated with oil and salt.
  • Roast for 10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness of your stalks and how tender you like them.
  • They should be tender when pierced with the tip of a knife.
  • The tips of the spears will get very brown but watch them to prevent burning.
  • They are great plain, but sometimes I serve them with a light vinaigrette if we need something acidic to balance out our meal.
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