Roasted Asparagus with Lemon

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Recipe
Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Lynn Miller

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 54
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 148 mg


2 pounds fresh asparagus
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper
2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil. Break off tough ends of asparagus. Place asparagus on baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.

2. In a small bowl, rub 1 tsp. salt with lemon zest until crumbly. Sprinkle over asparagus and toss to coat. Arrange asparagus in a single layer and roast until tender, 18 to 25 minutes, shaking baking sheet once or twice during cooking time.

3. Season asparagus with pepper and sprinkle with lemon juice just before serving.

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