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Garlic and Red Pepper Asparagus

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr and Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 6 asparagus spears)
Garlic and Red Pepper Asparagus delivers a quick side dish with a nice crisp flavor.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 85
  • fat 6.9 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • sodium 123 mg

How to Make It

  1. 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.

Cook's Notes

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