Prep Time
5 Mins
4 per batch
Makes 8 servings

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

How to Make It

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Ratings & Reviews

JulieBatura's Review

December 21, 2011
I made this for a Christmas dinner with the Beef Tenderloin with Wine Sauce and Onion Pudding. The menu was a hit! The asparagus is simple and just perfect for accompanying two yummy but heavier dishes.