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Garlic-Roasted Asparagus

Garlic-Roasted Asparagus

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Hands On 10 mins
  • Total Time 15 mins

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This simple recipe from Fire Lake Camp farm in Paola, Kansas, is sure to become a spring standard on your table; it's perfect for both brunch and dinner. Don't be tempted to skip the lemon juice; the acidity brightens the flavors of the whole dish.


  • 1 pound asaragus spears, woody ends trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • Sea salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Juice of one lemon (about 3 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shaved (1/2 cup)


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees . In a shallow roasting pan, toss trimmed asparagus with oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Roast, uncovered, for 5 to 7 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Transfer to a platter; sprinkle with lemon juice and cheese.

Nutrition Facts

(Garlic-Roasted Asparagus)

Servings Per Recipe 4, calcium (mg) 208, iron (mg) 3, carb. (g) 6, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 8, cal. (kcal) 115, vit. A (IU) 981, Fat, total (g) 7, vit. C (mg) 11, Monounsaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 2, Folate (µg) 62, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 381, Potassium (mg) 259, chol. (mg) 10, Thiamin (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 3, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0

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