Lemon and garlic are a classic flavor pairing with asparagus, and this quick, delicious side dish shows why.

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 1/4 pounds asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Crush and finely mince the garlic.
  4. Grate 1 teaspoon of lemon rind.
  5. Trim the rough ends from the asparagus and arrange the spears on the baking sheet.
  6. Drizzle the asparagus with olive oil and sprinkle with salt, minced garlic, and black pepper, to taste.
  7. Roast for 10-12 minutes on middle rack of oven.
  8. Remove the asparagus from the oven when it is tender.
  9. Sprinkle the lemon rind over the asparagus.
  10. Slice the lemon in half. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon over the asparagus. Serve immediately.
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NutritionView more

70Calories
Sodium13%DV300mg
Fat5%DV3.5g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs4%DV11g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories70Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat3.5g5%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium300mg13%
Potassium360mg10%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate11g4%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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