Oven-Roasted Asparagus

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 10 mins

Feel free to add Italian or Greek herbs for extra seasoning. I used some sicilian seasoning with the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. I made 18 spears at once and just added a tablespoon of oil and adjusted the seasoning to suit. This was so tasty I couldn't stop eating it once it came out of the oven. Nice and crunchy and bursting with flavor. Recipe courtesy of about.com.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To grill, follow instructions below except heat the grill instead of the oven, don't use a baking sheet, and turn once during cooking.
  2. Preheat oven to 425.
  3. Prepare the asparagus by snapping off the ends or trimming the very end and peeling the tough part with a vegetable peeler.
  4. Put on a cookie sheet or baking pan.
  5. Drizzle the oil over the asparagus. Follow with salt, pepper, herbs, and lemon.
  6. Get in there with your hands and smear it all over.
  7. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes, until tender.
Most Helpful

I used dried oregano and dried lavender. It was very good. Thanks AmyZoe :) Made for Cookbook tag game

Boomette April 18, 2013

These were simple to make and tasted great. I found I needed to cook closer to 20 min to get the right degree of crispiness.

Jeri Roth Lande November 08, 2012

This was a great companion to our chicken breast tonight. You really can't go wrong with this recipe as it adapts well to any combination of herbs and spices you like. I also added 1/4 of a lime juice to the mix as well. Highly recommended--thanks for posting, AmyZoe! :)

Noor.Khalid April 10, 2012