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Garlic-Roasted Asparagus

Garlic-Roasted Asparagus

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Roast 5 mins to 7 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 and pepper
  • Juice of one lemon (about 3 tablespoons)
  • 2 ounces Parmesan cheese, shaved (1/2 cup)


  1. In a shallow roasting pan, toss trimmed asparagus with oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Roast, uncovered, in a 450 degrees oven for 5 to 7 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Transfer asparagus 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, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Monounsaturated fat (g) 4, Niacin (mg) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 3, Potassium (mg) 259, cal. (kcal) 115, sodium (mg) 381, Fat, total (g) 7, pro. (g) 8, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, vit. A (IU) 981, Folate (µg) 62, vit. C (mg) 11, Thiamin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 10, sat. fat (g) 3

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