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Roasted Tarragon Asparagus

The simple seasoning turns fresh asparagus spears into a special spring side dish that's speedy, too.—Joyce Speckman, Holt, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon


  • Place asparagus in a shallow baking dish coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with pepper and salt. Toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 13-15 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning occasionally. Sprinkle with tarragon.

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  • annrms
    Apr 25, 2019

    Made this with skinny asparagus snapped into segments and sautéed for 5 minutes. Enjoyed the flavor of the tarragon and the spiciness of the black pepper.

  • Kris Countryman
    May 27, 2008

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