This starter or side dish is so easy to prepare, anyone can make it!
The other day I chatted to a friend and she mentioned that she never sees any vegetable dishes here on Greedy Gourmet. Uh oh. I knew she was right as I took on board the constructive criticism.
Lately I have been concentrating on jazzing up the protein part of our dinners and serving vegetables relatively straight forward on the side. But sometimes simple is best and I regularly prepare asparagus this way, which I thought I would share with you.
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Simple Roasted Asparagus
- cooking spray / olive oil / melted butter
- salt and freshly ground pepper
- Preheat the oven to 230°C (fan 210°C/450°F/gas 8).
- Rinse the asparagus spears with cool water and snap off and discard the tough stem ends.
- Pat the asparagus spears dry with paper towels.
- Place the spears in a single layer on a large baking sheet or tray.
- Spray or drizzle the spears lightly with cooking spray, olive oil or melted butter and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
- Bake the asparagus for 10 to 12 minutes or until the spears are tender.
- Serve preferably hot but it tastes good cold too!
Serving Size 53g
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Sodium 27 mg
Total Carbohydrates 2 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 1 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.