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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


  • 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


  • 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 each: 83 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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sgronholz User ID: 1473861 210113
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2014

"This recipe was so easy to prepare and absolutely delicious! I cut the recipe by two-thirds since it was just my husband and me, and omitted the red pepper flakes. We really enjoyed it and I will definitely make this again!"

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