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Roasted Asparagus and Leeks

No vegetable says spring quite like asparagus. In this recipe, we combine pretty green spears with leeks. Crushed red pepper adds a bit of zest.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 3 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 12 medium leeks (white portion only), halved lengthwise
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Place asparagus and leeks on an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over vegetables.
  • Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 83 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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  • sgronholz
    Jun 12, 2014

    This recipe was so easy to prepare and absolutely delicious! I cut the recipe by two-thirds since it was just my husband and me, and omitted the red pepper flakes. We really enjoyed it and I will definitely make this again!