Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Shallots

I think asparagus is just naturally pretty. Something about it entices me, so it is usually my veggie of choice. I usually roast it just like this, just because it's so easy to do and always comes out great. It always dresses up the plate. So enjoy this pretty veggie - in sight and taste!


Asparagus (as much as you want!) rinsed and dried
1/2 shallot, finely chopped
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
Extra virgin olive oil

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with foil, and spray it with non-stick spray. Lay your asparagus on the baking sheet in a single layer, and sprinkle it with your garlic, shallot, and salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle a little extra virgin olive oil over all of the asparagus. Roast in oven for about 10-12 minutes or until asparagus is bright green and shallots look semi-translucent to translucent.


Mary Ellen said...

Roasted asparagus is my favorite veggie!

Val said...

Me too! I'd eat it with just about every meal if I could. Your recipe sounds wonderful. Thank you for sharing.

Sheila said...

I just made this recipe... fabulous! Thanks. I hope I don't eat every piece of asparagus before dinner.


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