Yid.Dish: Roasted Asparagus with Garlic

By Leah Koenig

Published June 30, 2005.

Serves 6

2 bunches thick asparagus

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

1 teaspoon coarse salt

Fresh ground black pepper

1 lemon, squeezed

1) Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

2) Trim away the bottom 1/2-inch or so of the asparagus stalks.

3) Arrange the asparagus on a baking sheet in a single layer. Sprinkle with the oil, garlic, salt and pepper and toss to coat.

4) Roast in the oven for 8-10 minutes until crisp tender.

5) Arrange on a platter and sprinkle with lemon juice to taste. Serve hot or at room temperature. Can be prepared up to a day in advance.



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