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Easy roasted asparagus on a serving platter topped with parmesan cheese and lemon wedges.
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Easy Roasted Asparagus

This easy quick roasted asparagus is made in the oven and is delicious and full of flavour. In minutes, you have a healthy and delicious side dish for your meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword asparagus recipe, roasted asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 92kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425ºF. Grease a baking sheet with cooking spray, line it with parchment paper, and set aside.
  • Break off the tough ends of the asparagus.
  • Arrange the asparagus on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Drizzle with olive oil, and toss well. Use a pastry brush (basting brush) if necessary to coat each asparagus spear.
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper and dried oregano.
  • Roast the asparagus for 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender. Season with Parmesan cheese and lemon wedges.

Notes

  • You can snap off the tough ends as they'll naturally break at the woody part. Alternatively, you can snap one off and use it as a guide on where to cut the rest of the asparagus. 
  • Make sure you do not pack the asparagus too tightly together on the sheet pan as they'll steam instead of roast in the oven.
  • Always wash and dry the asparagus thoroughly before roasting.
  • To store: Store the roasted asparagus in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. 
  • To reheat: You can reheat leftovers in the oven or microwave. 
  • To freeze: Place the cooked asparagus in a freezer-safe bag and freeze for up to 2-3 months. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4 | Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 323mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g