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Apricot-Glazed Roasted Asparagus

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 4 servings
"When asparagus is in season, it's gorgeous, fresh, and cheap. I came up with this recipe in a moment of creativity; I had a lot of asparagus on hand and wanted to give it a different twist." -CL Reader

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 58
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 11.6 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 210 mg
  • calcium 28 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400º.

  2. Place asparagus spears on a foil-lined jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray. Combine apricot preserves, soy sauce, garlic, and salt; pour preserves mixture over asparagus. Toss well to coat. Bake at 400º for 10 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Serve immediately.