Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr and Lindsey Lower
Serves 4 (serving size: about 6 asparagus spears)

Garlic and Red Pepper Asparagus delivers a quick side dish with a nice crisp flavor.

How to Make It

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.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

Sohnsta's Review

August 07, 2014
It made a perfect side to the Maple Glazed Salmon. I roasted the asparagus for about 12 min.

Annettebrd's Review

June 25, 2013
I'm not big on red pepper, so I eliminated that and used minced garlic instead of sliced. This still tasted wonderful!

lmraor's Review

June 10, 2013
five stars for a quick side item. Nice crisp flavor.