Roasted Asparagus

by Lisa Marie Rosati on October 1, 2015

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I was never a big fan of asparagus….until now. Whoo Hoo!!! I just love this recipe. It’s really healthy, super-easy and simply scrumptious! It’s a quick and easy side dish to whip up when you’re pressed for time. I particularly love it straight out of the oven when it has a little snap left in the stalks. Try to purchase asparagus stalks that are on the thinner side, they’re more tender and roast beautifully.


2 pounds fresh asparagus
extra virgin olive oil
sea salt, plus extra for sprinkling
freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Break off the tough ends of the asparagus and, if they’re thick, peel them.
  3. Place the asparagus on a stainless steel baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, and then toss to coat the asparagus completely.
  4. Spread the asparagus in a single layer and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.
  5. Roast the asparagus for 25 minutes, until tender but still crisp.
  6. Enjoy!