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Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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 lemon juice; sprinkle with cheese and lemon peel. Toss to combine. Yield: 8 servings.

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.