Simple Roasted Asparagus

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 servings

Roasted asparagus is a classic accompaniment to glazed ham, rosemary chicken, or even a juicy beef tenderloin.

Roasted Asparagus Recipe
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn


2 pounds fresh asparagus, woody ends snapped off
2 tablespoons fresh olive oil
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
2 teaspoons cracked black pepper
Juice of 1/2 of a lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Combine asparagus, oil, salt and pepper in a baking pan. Roast 10 minutes, or until tender. Drizzle with lemon juice.



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