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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon

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2 lb. fresh Asparagus

2 Tbsp olive oil

salt and pepper

2 tsp finely grated lemon zest

1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil. Break off the tough ends of the asparagus. Place on the baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.

In a small bowl, rub together salt and lemon zest until crumbly. sprinkle over the asparagus and toss to coat. Arrange in a single layer n the pan. Roast until tender 15-20 minutes- shaking once or twice during the cooking time.

Remove from oven and season with pepper and sprinkle lemon juice over the top.


Yo said...

I love asparagus prepared this way!

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