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Roasted Asparagus With Thyme

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

12 servings

This is good-for-you spring-time side dish is so easy to prepare, yet the simply seasoned spears look appealing enough to serve guests or take to carry-in dinner. -Sharon Leno Keansburg, New Jersey
Roasted Asparagus With Thyme Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Place asparagus in a baking pan lined with heavy-duty foil. Drizzle with oil and toss to coat. Sprinkle with the thyme, salt and pepper.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 10-15 minutes or until crisp-tender.

Nutrition Facts

7 asparagus spears: 55 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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