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Oven-Roasted Asparagus With Thyme

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

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

  3. 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.