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Easy Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Easy Roasted Asparagus Recipe

"Asparagus is a perfect choice when you have to put together a quick meal but you want to use healthy vegetables," says Jennifer Shaw of Dorchester, Massachusetts.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place the asparagus on an ungreased baking sheet. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; turn to coat. Bake at 425° for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 43 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.