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Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus Recipe
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Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus Recipe

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This is especially wonderful when locally grown asparagus is in season and so easy for celebrations because you can serve it hot or cold. —Jannine Fisk, Malden, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1-1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 95 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place the asparagus, tomatoes and pine nuts on a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Mix 2 tablespoons oil, garlic, salt and pepper; add to asparagus and toss to coat.
  2. Bake 15-20 minutes or just until asparagus is tender. Drizzle with remaining oil and the lemon juice; sprinkle with cheese and lemon peel. Toss to combine. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus in Taste of Home February/March 2013

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 95 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Aug. 1, 2015

"Great recipe! It went really fast!"

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Reviewed May. 18, 2015

"Tried this tonight using fresh asparagus from my garden. Excellent! Definitely a keeper."

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Reviewed May. 6, 2015

"Delicious as is!"

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Reviewed Apr. 25, 2015

"Excellent. I have been cooking asparagus in a similar way, but the tomatoes go nicely with it."

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2015

"This was easy to prepare in advance and my husband and I both loved it. This will be one of our spring favorites during asparagus season."

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