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Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Since asparagus is so abundant here come spring, I like to put it to great use with this recipe. We all look forward to this side dish each year.—Vikki Rebholz, West Chester, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. Arrange asparagus in a single layer in two foil-lined 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning once. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 73 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 122 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.