Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Side Dishes.
Nothing says spring like fresh asparagus!  Low in calories and packed with vitamin K, folate and vitamin C, asparagus is delicious roasted, grilled or steamed.  Here it’s roasted with lemon juice, sea salt and pepper. 

Lemon Roasted Asparagus


Quantity Ingredients
1 lb / 454 g asparagus, washed and trimmed (about 28 medium spears)
2 tbsp / 25 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tbsp / 15 ml olive oil
1/4 tsp / 1 ml coarse sea salt, or to taste
freshly ground pepper, to taste


Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

In a large mixing bowl toss asparagus with lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.

Lay asparagus on a large baking sheet; bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until tender, but still crisp.

Serve warm.

Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size Per serving (about 7 spears)
Calories 54
Cholesterol 0
Carbohydrates 5
Fiber 2
Protein 3
Fat 4
Saturated Fat 1
Trans Fat 0
Sodium 149

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen