Lemon Lovers' Asparagus
Roast whole slices of lemon along with the asparagus for a beautiful look and sparkling, bright taste. Great with salmon.
Makes 4 servings
ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 25 minutes
EASE OF PREPARATION: Easy
2 bunches asparagus, tough ends trimmed
2 lemons, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
- Toss asparagus, lemon slices, oil, oregano, salt and pepper on a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, shaking the pan occasionally to toss, until the asparagus is tender-crisp, 13 to 15 minutes.
NUTRITION INFORMATION: Per serving: 91 calories; 7 g fat (1 g sat, 5 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrate; 2 g protein; 4 g fiber; 302 mg sodium; 241 mg potassium. Nutrition bonus: Folate (42% daily value), Vitamin C (90% dv), Vitamin A (25% dv). 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving. Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1 1/2 fat.
All recipes courtesy of EatingWell.com.