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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 57.1
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 148.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Broiled Asparagus

Submitted by: AUNTKEEKEE
Broiled Asparagus

Introduction

This is the best asparagus you will ever have! This is the best asparagus you will ever have!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    20 spears fresh asparagus
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon black pepper


Directions

Turn the broiler on. Take one asparagus spear and hold at each end. Bend spear until stalk breaks. Take that spear and cut the rest of the asparagus at the same spot as the broken spear. Put asparagus in a large bowl and pour olive oil over asparagus. Toss together and put asparagus on a broiling pan. Salt and pepper asparagus and put in broiler. Cook for 10 minutes, shaking pan occasionally. Asparagus should be light golden brown on tips and tender.






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  • 18 of 18 people found this review helpful
    delicious! I put the asparagus in a baggie to coat the asp. with oil and only used 1/2 tbsp. - 2/28/10

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  • Very Good
    17 of 17 people found this review helpful
    We add tomatoes, garlic, sea salt and pepper with olive oil. It is excellent and very colorful. - 11/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    16 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I make this same recipe, it is so tasty, except I do it in the oven at 450 degrees Farenheit instead of broiling. - 3/11/10

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This was fantastic. I have tried several ways to make asparagus and this was by far the tastiest and easiest. WIll make again and again! My hubby and kids hated asparagus until this one, I knocked it out of the ballpark with this recipe! - 2/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I loved this and so did my 4 year old. I added red bell pepper strips and baby bella mushrooms and it was awesome! - 1/9/08

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was my first time cooking asparagus and I eat without salt, so I substituted Mrs. Dash for salt and added lemon juice. Yummy! Will make again and again! - 3/11/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Very nice, but could be more flavorful. I added some garlic, maybe I'd put more in next time? Nice asparagus anyway - thanks for the receipe! - 9/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Yum! I also make okra and green beans the same way. I was shocked that the okra does not come out slimey. I'm finding I have an affinity for broiled veggies!!! - 11/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I am so glad that I read the reviews for this. It is a GREAT recipe for asparagus. Now I want to try other veggies prepared the same way (I'm thinking red peppers, snow peas). This is so easy and is just wonderful. Will be a standard in my kitchen when I can get good asparagus! - 2/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for the great recipe. This is the easiest way ever to make asparagus...and asparagus is supposedly a good food to counteract water retention. - 1/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I always hated cooked asparagus because of the sliminess but this was excellent - great texture! - 1/26/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is a great way to make asparagus! I also added red pepper flakes for a little bit of a kick! SO yummy! - 1/18/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Really really good stuff... I liked the other comments like adding sea salt, garlic and some tomatoe. - 3/24/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty. Will definitely make again. I did 450F for 15 minutes instead of the broiler. - 6/15/13

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make this outside on the grill. Only I use olive oil spray, lower fat grams. I'm gonna try this in the broiler. I love charded veggies cold on my salads too. Great instead of a meat. - 2/20/13

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I roast/bake my asparagus rather than broiling - 400 degrees. If you want to avoid salt, toss in the oil and a generous sprinkling of Mrs. Dash original flavour. Roast for at least 10 minutes. In my opinion, the toastier the asparagus, the more delicious. And I hate vegetables! - 6/25/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I did in the oven at 450--very good! And I used the ziplock bag so less oil. Used fresh ground pepper and salt. - 2/24/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I only used 2 teaspoons olive oil and it was plenty. Wow his was great. Will definitely cook this way from now on. - 2/7/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    wonderful! after reading the comments i added abt. 10 scallions, a couple of tomatoes and a couple of sliced green peppers (small ones), some italian seasoning, garlic salt and about 1/4 cup grated parmesan. definitely a keeper! - 5/22/11

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    FYI-Asparagus will automatically BREAK at the correct spot if you bend it. It's a very 'helpful' vegetable,that way! :-) - 3/31/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is my asparagus go-to: quick, easy, and very very tasty. I sometimes mix it up by using an olive oil spray to cook, then coating the cooked asparagus with 1 teaspoon butter, 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar, and 1 teaspoon soy sauce. - 3/22/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We loved it. I added lemon juice, garlic powder and used sea salt as others had recommended. - 3/18/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good but wow - that's a lot of black pepper - at least for my taste. I WILL be making this again, but I will hold off on using so much black pepper and maybe substitute lemon pepper. - 3/18/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    So simple and delicious! - 2/20/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very very fast!! Just what I needed tonight. I LOVE asparagus! - 2/15/11

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