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Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus (Prepared)

Prep

5 mins

COOK Time

10 mins

Serves

2-4

Ingredients

1 pound asparagus
Extra virgin olive oil
salt and ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley, tarragon, and/or chives
lemon wedges

Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 500°F. Snap off the bottoms and peel the lower halves of the asparagus. Arrange the spears in a single layer in a shallow baking dish and drizzle over them very lightly the extra virgin olive oil. Toss the spears to coat lightly.

Step 2

Roast until tender but still slightly firm, 8 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and ground black pepper to taste and the extra virgin olive oil. Serve as a first course at room temperature. Garnish with lemon wedges.

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