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.
Everyday Food, March/April 2003
- Prep Time 20 minutes
- Total Time 20 minutes
- Serves 4
Yield Serves 4
- 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.
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