Asparagus is a spring vegetable that has distinct flavor and taste, available in white, green, and purple colors.
When it's fresh, it has a mild flavor with earthy undertones and delicious when lightly sautes and served tender crisp as a side dish or on a salad.
lb fresh asparagus, trimmed
2 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp parmesan, grated
1 lemon, thinly sliced
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice(approx. 1 lemon)
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1.Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
2.Add the asparagus, lemon slices, olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice, sea salt, ground black pepper, minced garlic, and parmesan cheese to the baking sheet. Toss to evenly coat .
3.Place in the oven and roast for 8-10 minutes or until the asparagus is crisp on the outside and tender in the center.