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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon

Side Dishes, Vegetarian, Low Phosphorus, High Potassium, Low Protein, Low Sodium

Ingredients

Based on 4 servings per recipe.

  • 1 pound (about 18 stems) asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel, finely grated

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Lay asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  3. Shake lemon juice, oil and lemon peel in a jar.
  4. Pour over asparagus, turning to coat.
  5. Roast asparagus until crisp-tender, turning occasionally, for about 15 minutes.
  6. Serve warm or at room temperature.

About This Recipe

Roasting asparagus adds a sweet and nutty flavor. This recipe is good warm and just as good later as a cold salad.

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