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Oven-Baked Asparagus

I like to use recipes that call for fresh produce I've grown in my garden. Here's a simple way to make baked asparagus to bring out the flavor while maintaining that bright green color. —Robert Foust, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 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 Facts
1 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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  • gaylene2
    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!

  • mama70
    Dec 16, 2009

    Very good and easily roasts along with other items in the oven i.e. chicken