Ever wondered how to cook asparagus? Including asparagus to your meal is a great way to add nutrients and flavor. But what is the best way to cook asparagus? Here's an easy roasted asparagus recipe that your family will surely love. If you're still wondering how to prepare asparagus, you can check the basic cooking styles on how to cook asparagus on this link. So how about an oven roasted asparagus for dinner tonight?
Roasted Asparagus Recipe | How to Cook Asparagus
Asparagus adds sophistication as an appetizer, a side dish or part of your main course. There are so many ways to cook asparagus and one of them is roasting it as this cooking method removes its natural bitterness. Garlic, when you roast it, mellow and sweeten. And with the irresistible addition of garlic slices, they add more flavor to this savory side dish.
I love a quick asparagus recipe. This roasted asparagus with garlic has been served in our home multiple times and even my kids enjoy it. It may be surprising but this easy asparagus recipe works. It's always hard to get children to eat their veggies so this garlic asparagus is something worth trying!
Garlic Roasted Asparagus
Ingredients for the Roasted Asparagus Recipe:
- 2 pounds of asparagus stalks (tough ends trimmed, rinsed, and patted dry)
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- cherry tomatoes
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Wash the asparagus stalks and bend them gently at a natural point. When it snaps, discard the end pieces.
In a large bowl, place the asparagus stalks together with cherry tomatoes. Toss with extra-virgin olive oil, minced garlic, and 2 tsps of fresh lemon juice, coating all pieces.
Place them on a baking pan, season with salt and pepper, then roast in a preheated oven at 400°F for 12 minutes or until cooked to your desire.
Serve while hot. Enjoy this easy and nutritious oven roasted asparagus with your family today!
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