Asparagus, Oven-Roasted

Total Time
12mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
7 mins

Cooking asparagus in the oven will give you a crunchy result and it seems to enhance the flavor. Use any of your favorite herbs if you don't like Italian Seasoning or omit herb altogether.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 tablespoon lite olive oil
  • 12 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1 12 lbs asparagus, washed, tough stems removed
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (good quality)
  • salt and pepper
  • 14 cup course grated parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat an Oven proof pan (about 10") in a hot oven for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour in the oil& Italian seasoning.
  3. Coat the whole pan.
  4. Roll the asparagus in the oil to coat all sides.
  5. Bake in 400F degrees oven for 5-7 min Do not over cook!
  6. The asparagus should just be heated through but still very crisp.
  7. Remove from oven, drizzle with the vinegar.
  8. Add salt& pepper.
  9. Sprinkle with Parmesan (if desired).
  10. Serve immediately or serve at room temperature.