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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon and Garlic

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon and Garlic

This quick and easy roasted asparagus recipe combines lemon and garlic for a simple side dish that complements just about any main course. 
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 3 T olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • zest of ½ lemon plus more for garnish
  • ½ t freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ t sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 450
  • In a small bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.
  • Trim 1 inch off ends of asparagus. Arrange on parchment paper. Drizzle with olive oil mixture and toss well to coat.
  • Roast until asparagus is just tender, 6-12 minutes, depending on thickness.
  • Serve drizzled with pan juices and topped with fresh lemon zest.
Keyword roasted asparagus
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