Oven-Roasted Asparagus With Thyme

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Nutritional Information

Calories 62
Caloriesfromfat 38 %
Fat 2.6 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 8.3 g
Fiber 3.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 297 mg
Calcium 42 mg


1 1/2 pounds asparagus spears
1 large garlic clove, halved
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


Preheat oven to 400°.

Snap off tough ends of asparagus; remove scales with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired. Set aside.

Rub cut sides of garlic over a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; place garlic in dish. Add asparagus; drizzle with oil. Sprinkle asparagus with salt, thyme, and pepper; toss gently. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes, stirring once.

September 1997
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