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Best Roasted Asparagus

Looking for a quick and easy to make the best roasted asparagus? Great beginner oven baked asparagus recipe with additional ideas and variations.
Course Appetizer, dinner, Side Dish, vegetable
Cuisine American
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 50kcal
Author Aubrey
Cost $3

Equipment

  • Baking sheet.

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (or other oil of choice)
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper
  • 1-2 tsp optional seasonings

Instructions

  • Preheat oven 425.
  • Cut off tough ends of asparagus (about 1-2 inches).
  • Arrange asparagus in a single layer on baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Season with salt, pepper and any other seasonings of choice.
  • Mix with hands or tongs to coat asparagus with oil and seasonings.
  • Bake for 9-12 minutes in preheated oven.
  • Enjoy as a delicious side dish!

Notes

Note:
Cook time for asparagus spears will vary depending on thickness of asparagus and personal preference on texture (crunchy vs. soft). It can also depend on your oven as some ovens have slight variation. If you aren’t sure, start with 9 minute and sample for texture. You can use a baking sheet or Pyrex baking dish for oven roasted asparagus.
Optional Seasonings or Dressings
(1) Italian seasoning
(2) Onion or Garlic powder
(3) Furikake seasoning or Salmon Furikake seasoning
(4) Lemon pepper seasoning
(5) Cajun Seasoning
(6) Drizzle with Balsamic Vinegar
(7) Lemon juice and Parmesan
(8) Minced garlic and oil, coating the asparagus 

Nutrition

Calories: 50kcal