Roasted asparagus is a simple and flavorful side dish that pairs well with lamb, grilled fish, or any other protein.

The Perfect Side Dish

Super quick and easy to prep Roasting removes any bitterness Easy to customize with your favorite flavors

Why You'll Love This Recipe ?

A person lining up asparagus spears on a cutting board and chopping off the ends with a chef's knife.

How to Trim Asparagus ?

This recipe uses garlic, sea salt, black pepper, Parmesan cheese, and lemon juice for a classic flavor combination. Feel free to experiment with different herbs and spices!

How to Season Asparagus ?

1. Toss asparagus with olive oil and seasonings. 2. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet. 3. Bake at 425°F (220°C) for 12-15 minutes, or until tender-crisp.

How to Roast Asparagus ?

Asparagus should be tender-crisp after 12-15 minutes in a preheated 425°F (220°C) oven.

How Long to Bake Asparagus ?

Use thinner asparagus stalks for roasting, as they crisp up better. Choose firm asparagus with a slight bend. Don't crowd the pan - space out the asparagus for even roasting.

Test Kitchen Tips for Perfect Roasted Asparagus

For an extra zing, drizzle roasted asparagus with fresh lemon juice before serving.

The Final Touch

Serve your delicious oven-roasted asparagus alongside your favorite protein for a quick and satisfying meal.