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3 pounds fresh asparagus spears
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
1 dash each of salt and pepper


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Wash asparagus spears and trim off tough ends. Leave whole or cut into shorter lengths.
  4. In a large bowl, toss spears with the oil, salt and pepper.
  5. Place spears in a single layer on a large baking sheet. 
  6. Roast for 12 to 15 minutes or until the asparagus pieces are lightly browned.  Thick spears will take a longer baking time.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Try adding more seasonings such as lemon zest or garlic powder.
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3 Cups
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
15 minutes
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