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easy Baked Asparaus Recipe

Easy Baked Asparagus Recipe

This easy baked asparagus recipe is very simple but flavorful. Full directions and tips on how to cook asparagus in the oven.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bake asparagus 375, baked asparagus, how long to bake asparagus, how to bake asparagus
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 36 kcal
Author Robin Gagnon

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh asparagus bunch 1 -1 1/2 pounds
  • 1 tablespoon Italian dressing or the quick lemon dressing

Alternate Quick Dressing for Baked Asparagus

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper , to taste
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Snap or cut off the woody ends of the asparagus spears. Then place spears in a shallow dish.

  3. Add the dressing and toss to coat. If making dressing: just whisk ingredients together before coating the asparagus.

  4. Spread the pears out in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 9-10 minutes (narrow spears) 10-12 minutes (fat spears). Then toss in pan and return to oven to bake for another 8-9 minutes.

  5. Plate, season with salt, and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Baked Asparagus Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 36
% Daily Value*
Sodium 37mg2%
Potassium 286mg8%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1070IU21%
Vitamin C 7.9mg10%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.