Garlic and Red Pepper Asparagus

Garlic and Red Pepper AsparagusRecipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr and Lindsey Lower
Garlic and Red Pepper Asparagus delivers a quick side dish with a nice crisp flavor.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 6 asparagus spears)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 85
Fat 6.9 g
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 123 mg


1 pound trimmed asparagus
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced


Preheat oven to 425°. Combine asparagus, olive oil, salt, crushed red pepper, black pepper, and garlic on a jelly-roll pan; toss to coat. Bake at 425° for 8 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.


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