This member of the lily family has been cultivated for more than 2,000 years. Asparagus is at its peak from February through June and is a good source of fiber, folic acid, and potassium.
- Total Time:
- Servings: 4
- Yield: Serves 4
Source: Everyday Food, March/April 2003
- 1 1/2 pounds asparagus
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
Heat broiler. On a baking sheet, toss asparagus with olive oil, salt, and a pinch of pepper. Spread in a single layer.
Broil, turning occasionally, until tender, 8 to 12 minutes.