Roasted Asparagus With Lemon

Total Time
10 mins
8 mins
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  1. Position a rack in the upper third of an oven and preheat to 450°F.
  2. Snap off the tough stem ends from the asparagus spears and arrange the spears on a baking sheet.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, garlic and lemon zest.
  4. Brush the asparagus evenly with the oil, turning the spears to coat well, and season generously with salt and pepper.
  5. Arrange the lemon wedges around the asparagus.
  6. Bake until the asparagus is tender and just turning golden, 6 to 8 minutes.
  7. Transfer the asparagus to a warmed serving platter and drizzle with the pan juices.