Lemony Roasted Asparagus

  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Learn how to make perfect roasted asparagus here! This lemony roasted asparagus recipe is a fantastic springtime side dish that everyone will love. You can season it however you’d like; read on for suggestions. Recipe yields 2 large or 4 modest side servings.

    Ingredients

    • 1 large bunch (about 1 pound) fresh asparagus
    • 1 to 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • Salt, to taste
    • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • Zest and juice of ½ medium lemon, preferably organic
    • Lemon wedges, from the remaining ½ lemon
    • Sprinkle of finely grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
    • Small handful fresh mint, finely chopped
    • Light sprinkle of red pepper flakes
    • Pat or two of butter
    • Garlic butter
    • Light drizzle of balsamic reduction or regular balsamic vinegar
    • Toasted sliced almonds

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 449 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 36 g 55.99%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 38.88%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 23 mg 7.6%
    • Sodium: 1275 mg 53.13%
    • Calcium: 219 mg 21.9%
    • Potassium: 836 mg 23.88%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 38.58%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 12 g 47.62%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 7 g
    • Vitamin A 47.21%
    • Vitamin C 47.3%
    • Vitamin D 0.13%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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