Roasted Asparagus
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: Easy, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Chef Bill Collins


  • 2 pounds Asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 zest lemon


  • Preheat Oven to 425°
  • Snap the woody end off the end of an asparagus spear. Cut the remaining asparagus to the same length. Rinse and dry the asparagus
  • Spread the trimmed asparagus on a sheet pan, and coat with the olive oil, salt, and pepper
  • Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes, or until the asparagus is cooked through. While cooking, turn the asparagus over every few minutes for even cooking. The cooking time will vary, based on the thickness of the asparagus
  • Add lemon zest and serve
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