Roasting Asparagus – too good for words but I’ll try

These past few weeks I’ve been finding some pretty nice asparagus in the store.   And since the price has been decent as well I’ve been buying it weekly.  I’m sure there are many ways you can prepare asparagus but nothing (in my opinion) beats roasting.  So easy…so delicious.  I know I’ve blogged about roasting broccoli…and cauliflower…and carrots…but in case you haven’t tried roasting asparagus, that’s got to be next on your list.  Here’s how:

Take your spears of asparagus, rinse then, drain then as well as you can and then cut off an inch or two or three at the bottom.  Asparagus tends to get tough towards the bottom and so we typically get rid that very lower part.  Transfer the spears to a bowl and drizzle with some olive oil or vegetable oil and then sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Toss with you fingers to coat each spear well and then transfer to a baking sheet (no need to grease because the vegetable is oiled).

Take to a preheated 400 degree oven, set on a lower rack and let roast until lightly browned and to the point that the thicker end feels slightly tender when pressed with your fingers.

Remove from oven and they are ready for consumption.  I love these hot, warm, at room temperature or cold.  Healthy and delicious.  If you have any leftover add it to a salad, or pasta dish or I love asparagus in potato salad.  Yum, Yum, Yum. Try it tonight!

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