Ingredients for Roasted Asparagus
1 pound asparagus spears
2 Tablespoons olive oil
zest of ½ lemon
salt and fresh ground pepper
juice of ½ lemon
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a bake sheet with foil.
Trim cut ends of the asparagus but leave the stalks whole. Lay in a single layer into the bake pan and drizzle with the oil, shaking the pan to distribute the oil evenly. Sprinkle with the lemon zest and salt and pepper.
Bake for 7 – 10 minutes, depending on the thickness of the asparagus. The stalks should be bright green and maybe starting to char just a bit, and “al dente” tender.
Remove from the bake pan to a serving dish and squeeze lemon juice over just before serving.
Source : allrecipes.com