Roasted Asparagus

The intense dry heat of the oven concentrates and deepens flavor.

  • Servings: 6
Roasted Asparagus

Source: Blueprint, March/April 2007


  • 1 pound green asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 1 pound white asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place asparagus on a rimmed baking sheet. Toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast in the oven just until tender, or about 12-15 minutes. Serve immediately.


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