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Oven Roasted Lemon Garlic Asparagus

 

Wondering what to do with asparagus or how to cook it? Pair asparagus with lemon and garlic for the perfect flavor combination. Give this oven roasted lemon garlic asparagus recipe a try! 

 

Good-bye, boring vegetables! This oven roasted lemon garlic asparagus is simply seasoned, yet guaranteed to impress your dinner guests. 

  

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I created this lemon garlic asparagus recipe for my sister, Janice. She loves asparagus, flavored with simple spices. So the last time our family got together for a big meal, I made this for her. This oven-roasted asparagus recipe is simply one of the best asparagus dishes I've ever served to my family!

 

Wondering what to do with asparagus or how to cook it? Pair asparagus with lemon and garlic for the perfect flavor marriage. Try this healthy, low carb oven roasted lemon garlic asparagus recipe. #asparagus #cookingtips #healthycooking #vegetables #garlic

 

I love asparagus because it's full of fiber and so many vitamins and minerals. I've highlighted it before in my Grilled Asparagus with Lemongrass Garlic Rub.

 

So what's the best way to make asparagus? If you're wondering what do with asparagus, there are many delicious asparagus dinner ideas, and this baked garlic asparagus is just one idea!

 

This lemon garlic asparagus recipe couldn't be easier to make. Asparagus and garlic are a wonderful combination, and I whipped up a light sauce of olive oil, lemon juice (you can use juice from a fresh lemon, or bottled lemon juice works just as well), black pepper, and dried thyme. Then I tossed that with the asparagus, roasted it in the oven for about ten minutes, and then had a lovely vegetable side ready to eat!

 

And here's a little tip to make the prep for this asparagus dinner side all that much easier: You don't have to cut the asparagus! Simply give it a little bend, and the end will snap off. This cuts down prep time, making this a dish you can whip up in less than 20 minutes! I hope you enjoy this lemon-roasted asparagus recipe as much as we did.

   

Wondering what to do with asparagus or how to cook it? Pair asparagus with lemon and garlic for the perfect flavor marriage. Try this healthy, low carb oven roasted lemon garlic asparagus recipe. #asparagus #cookingtips #healthycooking #vegetables #garlic

 

Helpful kitchen tools:

Small glass bowls

Kitchen scissors

Pepper grinder

9x13 glass baking dish

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon dried thyme
  • Dash freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 heaping teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425° F. In a small bowl, combine oil with lemon juice, thyme, pepper, and garlic. Place asparagus in baking dish, and toss with herb mixture. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until tender. Serves 4.

 

Nutritional information per serving: Cal: 130 Fat: 7 g Sat fat: 1 g Pro: 5 g Carbs: 10 g Sugar: 5 g Fiber: 5 g Chol: 0 mg Sod: 0 mg

 

Wondering what to do with asparagus or how to cook it? Pair asparagus with lemon and garlic for the perfect flavor marriage. Try this healthy, low carb oven roasted lemon garlic asparagus recipe. #asparagus #cookingtips #healthycooking #vegetables #garlic

  

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Amy Gorin is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, media personality, and writer in the NYC area.