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You may need to increase the broil time depending on the size of your asparagus.

Shirley Corriher, Atlanta, Georgia
Recipe by Southern Living December 2008

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
broil:
4 mins
total:
9 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to broil. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus. Arrange in 2 (15- x 10-inch) jelly-roll pans. Drizzle with olive oil.

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  • Broil, in 2 batches, 5 1/2 inches from heat 4 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle with sugar, salt, and pepper.

  • Simple Roasted Green Beans: Substitute 2 lb. small, thin, fresh green beans, trimmed, for asparagus. Proceed with recipe as directed, broiling, in 2 batches, 7 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Makes 8 servings; Prep: 10 min., Broil: 8 min. per batch

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