VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
- 2 to 3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
- 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
- Place asparagus in a shallow baking dish coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with pepper and salt. Toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 13-15 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning occasionally. Sprinkle with tarragon. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Tarragon Asparagus in Quick Cooking March/April 2002, p20