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Roasted Asparagus and Leeks Recipe

Roasted Asparagus and Leeks Recipe

No vegetable says spring quite like asparagus. In this recipe, we combine pretty green spears with leeks. Crushed red pepper adds a bit of zest.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 12 medium leeks (white portion only), halved lengthwise
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place asparagus and leeks on an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over vegetables.
  • 2. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 83 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 98 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.