Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Baked Asparagus

This perfect side goes with absolutely anything.

1 bundle fresh asparagus 
1/2 small lemon
 1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp red pepper
1/2 tsp olive oil 

-Preheat oven to 400 F and put tinfoil on a cookie sheet
-Bend one asparagus spear until the bottom end snaps off
-Use this as a guideline of where to cut the woody ends off the rest of your asparagus 
-Toss asparagus spears with salt, red pepper, and olive oil
-Bake asparagus for about 10-15 minutes until it is tender
-Top with lemon juice and serve as your side vegetable for just about any meal

Servings vary

Per 15 spears: 60 calories

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