There is nothing better than fresh asparagus to accompany just about any dish! CHOW.com offers this fail-proof recipe for roasting asparagus, which is simple and requires only 4 ingredients and 3 steps!
Basic Roasted Asparagus
2 pounds asparagus, ends trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil
Freshly ground black pepper
- Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the upper third.
- On a baking sheet, toss the asparagus with the olive oil until evenly coated. Arrange in a single layer and season with salt and pepper.
- Roast for 5 minutes, shake the pan, then roast until just tender when pierced with a knife, about 5 minutes more.
*Recipe and image courtesy of CHOW.com.*