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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 48.2
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g

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Roasted Asparagus with Garlic


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Roasted Asparagus with Garlic RECIPE

Introduction

Asparagus both tastes great and is high in folate and potassium!

Asparagus both tastes great and is high in folate and potassium!



Ingredients

    1 lb. fresh asparagus (medium width) 2 tsp. olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Lemon wedges, as garnish

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Rinse asparagus and break off tough ends.

2. In shallow roasting pan, place asparagus and coat with oil. Sprinkle with garlic and salt and pepper, to taste.

3. Roast uncovered for 6-8 minutes (depending on width of spears), shaking pan occasionally. Serve with lemon wedges.

Makes 4 servings (approx 4 medium spears each.)

Printed with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research. The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is the cancer charity that fosters research on diet and cancer and educates the public about the results.





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  • 17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I made this tonight. I used extra garlic and instead of olive oil I used PAM olive oli spray to decrease the calories. It was wonderful. I doubled up on the serving!
    Thank you! - 3/22/09

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  • Very Good
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This was a great side dish to some fish I was making. Used up the rest of the veggies I had in the fridge by throwing some bell peppers, mushrooms and onions in the pan at the start. - 4/13/10

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I make this often, and sometimes add a little parmesan to it. Very good. - 5/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I sprinkle balsamic vinegar on the asparagus just before serving instead of the lemons. - 3/9/10

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I love roasted asparagus and I love roasted garlic. What a great combination! - 5/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I make this all the time at the request of family and friends!! EASY to make - 4/10/10

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Love to roast and grill asparagus. I have even falen in love with roasted cauliflower when I would NEVER before eat it cooked. Wegman's basting oil is a nice addition - 3/25/10

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night...found it a little too oily, though the garlic was delicious. I would make this again, but use much less or even no oil. - 8/23/10

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I use the same recipe but I put in the micro wave instead. Usually 4 minutes. Tastes great and no need to heat the oven up. - 5/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Made this on Thanksgiving for family/friends was a big hit! Thank you! - 11/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Like some other reviewers, I also used a cooking spray [Pam olive oil] instead of the regular oil cited in the recipe. I also doubled the portion size -- it was so good. - 3/18/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely delicious!! - 1/16/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    simple and tasty! I actually poured lemon juice over the asparagus instead of serving with a wedge and it turned out very nice! - 4/10/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is awesome with fish, steak or all by itself. Been cooking asparagus this way for a long time except I use more than 2 cloves of garlic. I use as much as possible and I make sure I toss the asparagus with my hands on the pan along with the S&P & EVOO. Enjoy! - 4/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I cheated a bit; I have garlic flavored olive oil & only used about 1 Tbls. Yum! I love roasted aspargus. - 4/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    great flavor for little work - 4/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    easy to make and tasted great - 4/1/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! - 3/20/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was perfect. Great recipe! - 3/17/11

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Simple and delicious - 2/5/11

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very easy and yummy! We especially liked the lemon on it. - 9/24/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely delicious! This is the only way I will eat asparagus. I serve with fish and brown rice. Yum! - 8/13/10

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This sounds so easy to make and I love garlic. I plan on making this tonight along with my salmon. Thanks for sharing - 7/7/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is my new favorite way to cook asparagus. It is absolutely delicious! I too used olive oil spray and it worked perfectly. - 6/25/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Simple and delicious. Perfect with baked fish. Yum! - 6/21/10

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