Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Preheat oven to 350°. Place the asparagus on a large piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Dot with butter. Bring edges of foil together and seal tightly; place foil packet on a baking sheet. Bake until crisp-tender, 25-30 minutes. Carefully open foil to allow steam to escape. Season with salt and pepper.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 64 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.
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Apr 3, 2014
It's a great way to get your asparagus cooked for OTHER RECIPES that call for it. I added it to soups already cooked like this and it worked out perfectly. And it's good just as it is with butter. A versatile recipe!
Dec 16, 2009
Very good and easily roasts along with other items in the oven i.e. chicken