Broiled Asparagus

Broiled Asparagus Recipe
Photo: Christopher Baker; Styling: Anna Last

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calories 88
Caloriesfromfat 69 %
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Sugars 2 g
Fiber 2 g
Fat 7 g
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 122 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg


1 pound asparagus, trimmed
2 tablespoons olive oil
Kosher salt and pepper


Heat broiler.

On a baking sheet, toss the asparagus with the oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper to coat. Arrange the asparagus in a single layer and broil, shaking the baking sheet occasionally, until tender and slightly charred, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a platter.


Paul Maki,

May 2008
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