Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Lemon Roasted Asparagus Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Fresh roasted asparagus is one of the season's best side dishes. A few simple ingredients like garlic, lemon and olive oil really go a long way for adding flavor.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

2 pounds fresh asparagus
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 400°. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus; place asparagus on a lightly greased baking sheet. Whisk together remaining ingredients; drizzle mixture over asparagus, tossing to coat.

2. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or to desired degree of tenderness, turning once after 8 minutes.

Note:

Tamara Goldis, Birmingham, Alabama,

April 2008
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