Roasted Asparagus

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A very simple Roasted Asparagus recipe. Salty and savory, the roasting method kills the natural bitterness of asparagus. For a simple side dish, try Ina Garten’s Roasted Asparagus from Barefoot Contessa on Food Network; the recipe uses only asparagus, olive oil, salt and pepper.

This quick and easy recipe for oven roasted asparagus is the perfect side dish for almost any meal. This basic recipe can also be seasoned several different ways; try adding lemon juice, garlic or shaved Parmesan for variations.

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Air Fryer Roasted Asparagus is perfectly crispy, without needing a ton of oil and fat! In just under 10 minutes, you will have this awesome dish on the table. Air Fryer Asparagus is crisp, tender and delicious. This is hands down the best way to roast asparagus! Air frying sides dishes is a game changer, it is fast, easy and amazing.

Asparagus is such a versatile vegetable, check out more simple Aparagus Recipes. Asparagus is a low-calorie vegetable that is an excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals, especially folate and vitamins A, C and K. Asparagus is a good source of antioxidants, including vitamins C and E, flavonoids and polyphenols. Antioxidants prevent the accumulation of harmful free radicals and may reduce your risk of chronic disease.

Read more about the 31 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Asparagus

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Roasted Asparagus

Salty and savory, the roasting method kills the natural bitterness of asparagus. For a simple side dish, try Ina Garten’s Roasted Asparagus from Barefoot Contessa on Food Network; the recipe uses only asparagus, olive oil, salt and pepper.

Ingredients

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  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus
  • Good olive oil
  • Kosher salt, plus extra for sprinkling
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Oven: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Air Fryer: Preheat your air fryer to 400 ℉.
  3. Break off the tough ends of the asparagus and, if they’re thick, peel them. Place the asparagus on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, then toss to coat the asparagus completely. Spread the asparagus in a single layer and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.
  4. Oven: Roast the asparagus for 25 minutes, until tender but still crisp.
    Air Fryer: Cook the asparagus for 7 minutes, until tender but still crisp.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8

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